Archive for Illness
This is the story of the sculpting, breaking and repair of my St. Francis of Assisi sculpture and how it parallels my own spiritual transformation.
The Pregnant Virgin Mary by Sybil Archibald
Click the images for closeups, more information & more work in the Earthen Vessel »»
I am speechless with excitement because I just discovered that one of my favorite poets, Dorothy Walters, has her own blog: Kundalini Splendor. It is filled with »»
Christine over at Abby of the Arts (one of my favorite blogs) posted this Meister Eckhart quote last week, and I can’t stop thinking about it:
Love came and emptied me of self,
every vein and every pore,
made into a container to be filled by the Beloved.
Of me, only a name is left,
the rest »»
Over the past 6 months or so my hands have almost completely contracted into fists. I have limited movement in my two index fingers and a bit »»
During the first part of this video, I was close to tears. I’ve written about my deep connection to Hildegard’s life before. In college, I even made »»
This is really worth watching all the way through. It’s a woman speaking about her spiritual awakening during a stroke.
One day seven years ago I found myself saying to myself — I can’t live where I want to — I can’t go where I want to »»
So today I’m allowed to lift my arm for the first time in a week. I still have to wait to lift it above my shoulder, but »»
So, I’m back home. Everything went great. I’m still a bit hung-over from the anesthesia, but otherwise feeling well. Amazingly, so many of the people (the nurses, »»
Detail of one of my paintings
Tomorrow, January 9th, I’m going in for minor heart surgery. I will be discharged on January 10th. I know the Divine is »»
With all the excitement of the holidays, I haven’t had much time to make art. I haven’t been sleeping well- a sure sign that I’ve abandoned my »»
You are in love with me,
I shall make you perplexed.
Do not build much, for I intend to have you in ruins.
If you build two hundred houses »»