George MacDonald

I Know the Rapture Music Brings

I Know the Rapture Music Brings

8×10″ marker on paper May 19, 2013 Buy prints Inspired by the following passage from George MacDonald’s poem “I Know What Beauty Is”: “I know the rapture music brings, The power that dwells in ordered tones, A living voice that loves and moans, And speaks unutterable things.”

A Calm Like the Kiss of a Mother

A Calm, Like the Kiss of a Mother

11×14″ acrylic on canvas panel June 17, 2013 Buy original Buy print Inspired by the following passage from George MacDonald’s Phantastes: “A blessing, like the kiss of a mother, seemed to alight on my soul; a calm, deeper than that which accompanies a hope deferred, bathed my spirit…. telling me, like a little sick child, […]

Two Clear Souls That See a Truth

Two Clear Souls That See A Truth

8×10″ pen and pastels on paper April 3, 2013 Buy original Buy prints Inspired by the following passage from George MacDonald’s A Hidden Life: For knowledge would multiply like Life; And two clear souls that see a truth, and, Turning, see at once each the other’s face Glow in that truth’s delight, Are drawn like […]

We Trust Thee For the Thing We Shall Be Yet

We Trust Thee For the Thing We Shall Be Yet

8×10″ pen and pastel on paper March 29, 2013 Buy original Buy prints Inspired by the following passage from George MacDonald’s Hidden Life: “He, when his lamp shot up a spiring flame, Would thus break forth and climb the heaven of prayer: ‘Do with us what thou wilt, all-glorious heart! Thou God of them that […]

When in Thy Love I Rest

When In Thy Love I Rest

8×10″ pen and pastels on paper March 3, 2013 Inspired by the following passage from George MacDonald’s poem “O Lord, How Happy!” from A Threefold Cord: “O Lord, how happy is the time When in thy love I rest! When from my weariness I climb Even to thy tender breast! The night of sorrow endeth […]