Am I the only one who wonders why Jesus is so rarely pictured as smiling? God-the-Father is rarely depicted in art. I believe it has to do with graven image cosmic copyright or something. But when God is depicted in art – also no smile. It just makes me curious, is all.
This circle of greens on the grass near my home caught my attention last week. Was it a Labyrinth? Was it a Solstice Circle? Was it a Druid Circle? I asked a little old lady on a bench a few feet away. “What is that?”
Art has a power to move us in ways that intellectual knowledge or physical action cannot do. Music, stories, performance and visual art somehow manage to connect us with feelings buried deep inside ourselves, or in empathy with others beyond us.
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