In my painting sessions, I am visited—aware that I am an observer of creation and a participant with the Creator, helping it along.
Author: Julie Ann Stevens
My art flows from the patterns & paths of my lived experience which ⏤ like yours ⏤ are at once deeply personal and entirely universal.
In the midst of this panting’s struggle to enter this world, I found peace as I consented to allow it to take as much as it wanted from me and then rest from filling my time with painting and let God fill the empty space with what God wanted next.
The community canvas I facilitated as part of my artist-in-residency at the House of Prayer this summer was an embodied experience of letting go of the illusion of separateness in order to receive the reality of community.
How do we find God? How do we even start?