Parts of the Whole
“Parts of the Whole” was created after attending a symposium with Ilia Delio:
Rising over the whole earth,
Chistifying the world
Into a new day.
The news is sad and ugly
Because we are created For beauty.
The world will be saved
This painting – part of my “Kata Holos” series – expresses my stepping into and up to a new level of participation in humankind — as recent graduate of the Living School, as artist, as friend and neighbor —
As tiny speck of matter connected to and drawn ever closer to the omega point that is the source of all creation and creativity.
“Kata Holos” or catholic means belonging to and conscious of the whole. Ilia Delio, in her book “Making All Things New,” reminds us that life began with consciousness and wholeness. We emerged from something that we are part of —
That something is love.
Love is attractive and generative — and we, as persons, are attracted together and pulled forward by this love. Where we act from a divided consciousness, we are separated from this love and create a divided world.
This painting is an invitation to look within and without for every opportunity to unite with others in love.
Recently, we caught up with Artist, Isabelle Robinson on her recent piece Home, as part of her ‘Coastal Reflections’ art exhibition. When broken objects lose their function and are discarded…
Visio Divina by Carl Madigan
Painting by Henry Ossawa Tanner, 1898 While in prayer with this painting I was deeply captivated by her eyes and drawn to write the following: Your eyes are my eyes…