Touching the Mystery

Image by Elana Hernon

I am painting, and am deeply caught by the wonder of the roses; the roses are so red and beautiful against the bluest of skies. I am finished. I stand back and look at it. At first I am pleased and proud. But I become shocked and a little bit scared. How did I do this?

“The skill is far beyond what I can do.

I look at the roses, and feel them again. I had

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Elana Hernon

Elana Hernon

But your heart, that gives me your story. I hear your story when you speak, how you move, your choices. But you also listen this way. That is our humanity.