Jude's Art Blog
art that invites you to look again
Silence is the language of God, all else is poor translation. ~Rumi
The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek. ~Campbell
May your spirit bend but never break.
Let’s live where we can see the light in a black hole, the love in a rock, the power within forever unlocked.
Even if you sleep through its lightning, you will be awakened by the thunder of the storm before dawn.
Wrapped in the charms of the serpent, life loses its old twists and turns. Nothing is as it previously appeared.
Enter the temple
within, where no loss can touch
the silent gold heart
A couple of years ago I challenged myself to post one new painting each day for a month. I’ve decided it’s a good time to attempt this again. So… here goes!
“As you start to step out on the way, the way appears.” ~Rumi
The time has come to turn your heart into a temple of fire. ~Rumi
“Give up to grace. The ocean takes care of each wave till it gets to shore.” ~Rumi
If you’ve opened your loving to God’s love, you’re helping people you don’t know and have never seen. ~Rumi
You dance inside my chest, where no one sees you. But sometimes I do, and that light becomes this art. ~Rumi
You have seen my descent. Now watch my rising. ~Rumi
“You were born with wings, not meant to crawl through life.” ~ Rumi
Under the sun of the soul, what is the distinction between summer and winter? Just two rivers of light.
Hafiz says, “Even after all this time, the Sun never says to the Earth, ‘You owe me.’
Look what happens when there is love like that. The whole sky is illumined.”
The silence between breaths knows no enemies, holds no hostages, weeps for the love of the infinite
In the séance of self, all parts become acquainted with the whole
Sometimes it takes courage to welcome inner transformation and let the past roll away.