Broken Vessel #12 / Identity”

And so it ends with me….. My dad had a heavy, silver metal flashlight.  In my mind It is synonymous with my childhood. When there was a storm and a power outage (which I loved) we reached for it and candles. There is something magical about dancing around with a...

“Broken Vessel #11 / Endurance”

  Strength. It comes from a place deep within. And everyone I have ever met who I deem as strong has had laughter as their main weapon. A positive outlook. A belief the next day will get better. It defeats illness and loss, grief and despair. Endurance is needed...

“Broken Vessel #10 / Faith”

Life can turn red. Drama, hardship, grief and trauma can surround us. Faith is like holding onto a tiny flame. It may not illuminate anything other than our soul, but we need to hold onto this tiny, delicate light to get through whatever life throws at us. No matter...

“Broken Vessel #9 / Hope”

I think Hope is like waiting for a meal when we are hungry. We expect something good to come our way. But our expectations can be shattered like a china plate. “Broken Vessel # 9 / Hope”  Oil and 24k gold leaf, 36″ x 24″ This time I didn’t put the pieces...

Broken Vessel #8 / Trust

  Trust is at the core of who we are as human beings. Trust is fragile. I heard a neuroscientist explain how we humans “default to honesty” when dealing with other people. We want to trust and believe in others, so we naturally default into believing...