Through the gift, I am reborn with new eyes
Colours pop as clouds swirl high in the skies
An abundance of material, so much to choose!
Inspiration ignites the vision, emerging from the muse.
It is difficult for me to capture in words the feelings that arise within me as I create Nature Art. I connect to the Earth and my environment at a depth I rarely experience. Teachings about reality, the world, balance, nature, flow, and cycles are given as I explore new worlds within worlds. In that moment it feels like everything that has ever happened in my life makes sense. I am not really sure of what it is that I am doing, but it feels right.
On some level I feel that there is healing contained within the symbols of the art. The symbol’s healing power is charged through the creator’s hands and feet, heart and mind, attention and intention. I observe, then act in accordance with what I observed in nature. Inspiration holds me in a space of gratitude, peace, love, and compassion while I create, imprinting my intentions with each movement and breath. The creations are gifts to land, something from which we have taken much, and given little. I believe it is important to give back to the land from which we receive – it is keeping us alive after all.
Nurture Art is a personal ritual of restoring connection and balance long forgotten. It is a symbolic act of giving thanks that reunites the divides between art and life, symbol and reality, self and other, giver and receiver – as I witness the land receive and respond to the gift of love I have given….
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