Monday, December 01, 2008

rays and wind....




I just came back Sunday from a much needed 3 day silent retreat at a beautiful place....
a place situated right in the middle of a forest...
the above photos were taken on my last day of retreat...
I'm no photographer but really glad to be able to capture those rays,
to be standing there at the right time....
so beautiful...
God's works are!
Hope you will enjoy these photos....

Did this dandelion illustration to accompany Jennifer's (J R Poulter) poem, Dandelion Down....
started sketching while waiting to depart from church to the retreat place...continued during one of my break time....and finished it Sunday evening.....
thanks Jennifer for inviting me to illustrate for your poem.
You can read this poem and many others here.

i still cannot decide...

12 comments:

Shayla said...

Hello! So good to 'see' you ;)

A silent retreat- Now that's the perfect antidote for city living. Sometimes complete silence in the refuge of nature is sorely needed. Sounds like you had a great time.

The photographs and the artwork seem to share similar feelings. The rays and light show up in "Dandelion Down" too. Beautiful! Just Beautiful!!

I think you've even convinced me to like Taupe after seeing this colorscheme! Another very special piece, Constance. Thanks for sharing.

Diane Duda said...

Beautiful photos, Constance.
And the dandeions are magical!!!
xo
Di

Shuku said...

Constance! Oh it's been far too long, and I've been missing as well...Looove the dandelions. And that retreat was certainly worth it, if it looked like that. So gorgeous. :)

We still haven't done tea yet. We need to!

--Shuku

PS: I tagged you, on my blog.

Mauricio said...

Hermosas fotos, Constance.


Que est├ęs bien

annax said...

Dear Constance!

So happy to see you here, and to find a comment on my blog from you! Such joy!
The retreat sounded beautiful, and the sun rays are truly beautiful.
It is so good to see another one of your beautiful works. The dandelion is gorgeous!

Much love and many hugs! Annaxx

cata said...

Beautiful and peaceful place, Constance.
Nice to see your works again!
Cata

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yoon see said...

You are so gifted Constance.

Continue your good effort and you will see the lights of your hope!

Never give up OK, because we human are so fragile...we need God!
Continue to trust in him and have joy always!

miragee said...

Wow, the views are awesome! I wish I had time for a retreat! So did you feel much better? I bet so! At least I can imagine the healing effect...

Rafael Arjona said...

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year !

Wishing You the very best for 2009!!!

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