New rhythms for daily life have been born for many of us while sheltering in place. Perhaps the slower, more deliberate — even drawn out — pace of moving through each day has delighted you in ways that surprise you. Perhaps your heart has been awakened in the spaciousness of an empty calendar that first annoyed you, but now holds a mysterious alluring aliveness.
It's very apophatic, this process, and takes practice to let God fill in the gaps in unspeakable ways.
Our life in common matters. Of this I am certain.
Originally published 4/19/17. I created this piece as a part of my Good Friday observance in 2017. It's gesso and acrylic on top of a 7" x 7" wooden plaque I received as a gift in 1977. Underneath my image of crucifixion leading to new life is the Goethe quote: Nothing should be more highly prized…