Tag: art

Wednesday of Hope – Go and Create Something

In a time of destruction, create something: a poem, a parade, a community, a school, a vow, a moral principle; one peaceful moment. – Maxine Hong Kingston

The Necessity of Imagination and Art

What if imagination and art are not frosting at all, but the fountainhead of human experience? – Rollo May, The Courage to Create

Love, the Key to Hope

Today’s Gospel story, on this 5th Sunday of Lent, is the raising of Lazarus from the dead. We are reminded, then, to hope when our situation looks bleakest. True love is embodied in expectancy, an eagerness to love God now as a preparation for… Continue Reading “Love, the Key to Hope”

Art Makes Life Bearable

Art makes life bearable. It isn’t a luxury. Like our capacity for understanding, and our experience of love, it is a vitally important part of life. – Gillian Pederson Krag

Lost in Art, Lost in Paris

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time. – Thomas Merton I can’t imagine a more beautiful place to be found and lost than Paris. And the impressionist work in Musee D’Orsay is wonderful to behold. I found this… Continue Reading “Lost in Art, Lost in Paris”