Category Archives: Ancient Wisdom
“That which you seek is seeking you.” ~ Rumi I have often wondered, as I looked at my paintings, about my search for peace, balance, and joy in life. I usually feel I do not experience these qualities, that my … Continue reading
Birds, flocks of birds, started showing up in my paintings some time after I began this project. Sometimes they were wheeling and diving in large numbers. Sometimes there were just a few and they were more gentle. In my mind … Continue reading
The owl showed up again. In the painting, that is, not outside. And the circle is wonky here…. I’m sure there’s some sort of lesson in this. (© Karen Opp. All rights reserved.)
“Fears and anxieties, believing illusions, experiencing distortion and chasing after fantasy, dreams and visions, disorientation.” ~ Shadowscapes Tarot, Stephanie Pui-Mun Law Recurring theme, recurring image. One of the reasons I appreciate working with my Tarot cards and with images in … Continue reading
This piece has the feel of looking at a slice of agate or of a geode. The guiding energy this morning was the rich green-blues. The trees that appeared in this landscape are not my usual evergreen trees. Someone has … Continue reading
Out of the ashes of Burning Days come new beginnings….
My friend, artist Martha Kelly, will be the artist-in-residence at the Memphis Theological Seminary this year and has asked me to write up a little about this spiritual practice of daily painting so she could use it in the seminary … Continue reading