Retreat

“The first instance of the practice of forgiveness in our lives surely arises in relation to oneself.  I will stumble less through trial and error, find less to forgive of myself the more I gain perspective of the relationship I bear to the larger picture.”  Quote by Treasa O’Driscoll, “Celtic Woman: A Memoir of Life’s Poetic Journey.

This was one of those surprise books I ordered for a friend but was drawn into its well crafted and alluring pages.  I’m off on a three day retreat, paints and book in hand. What a gift.DSC01237

My imagination ran wild through the cosmos as I created this piece, wondering which tiny spec puts in to perspective where I/we are in this complex universe.