In his book ‘No Man Is An Island’, which is a collection of meditations on the spiritual life, Thomas Merton wrote that:
The mind that responds to the intellectual and spiritual values that lie hidden in a poem, a painting, or a piece of music, discovers a spiritual vitality that lifts it above itself, takes it out of itself, and makes it present to itself on a level of being that it did not know it could ever achieve.
Pretty beautiful way to think about it… and a compelling reason to make it. Keep scrolling to see some of the paintings I’ve done.
Art can help you find yourself and lose yourself at the same time
Some strings attached…
Crochet is one of those hobbies I’ve done since adolescence. Pretty sure it started with my grandma needing to keep me occupied on a rainy day, but – from the problem-solving aspect of learning how to fashion a sweater to the ability to make my loved ones one-of-a-kind gifts – it’s a skill I’m glad to have
You can. browse through my old stuff here.
And I’m glad to take a commission or special order here and there – just get in touch.