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My Spirit's Bride

My Spirit’s Bride

8×10″ charcoal on paper December 7, 2012 Buy prints Inspired by the following passage from Diary of an Soul by George MacDonald: Love me, beloved; Hades and Death Shall vanish away like a frosty breath; These hands, that now are at home in thine, Shall clasp thee again, if thou art still mine; And thou […]

Reading Suspended

This Book Changed My Affections

8×10″ charcoal and colored pencil on paper January 5, 2013 Buy original Buy print Inspired by the following lines from The Confessions of St. Augustine: In the ordinary course of study I came upon a book by a certain Cicero…. This work contains an exhortation to philosophy and is called Hortensius. This book changed my […]

The Shadows Ceased to Delight Them

The Beauty of the Shadows Ceased to Delight Them

9×12″ charcoal and pastels on paper July 18, 2012 Buy prints Inspired by the following passage from The Golden Key by George MacDonald: As evening drew on, the shadows fell deeper and rose higher. At length they reached a place where they rose above their heads, and made all dark around them. Then they took […]

She Read Phantasmagoric Tales

She Read Phantasmagoric Tales

7×9″ charcoal on recycled paper June 22, 2012 Buy prints Inspired by the following passage from A Hidden Life by George MacDonald: She was not one who of herself could be; And she had found no heart which, tuned with hers, Would beat in rhythm, growing into rime. She read phantasmagoric tales, sans salt, Sans […]