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Blue Huts in the Distance
This is a large 3' by 5'.  I have kept it over my sofa for many a day.
Gold Leaf
I love how this painting looks like it is metal AND looks like a relief even though it is simply on canvas.

I did not write this poem....but I MUST share it.  It is too good to not show.


All day long a little burro labors, sometimes
with heavy loads on her back and sometimes just with worries about things that bother only burros.
And worries, as we know, can be more exhausting
 than physical labor.
Once in a while a kind monk comes
 to her stable and brings a pear, but more 
than that,
he looks into the burro's eyes and touches her ears
 and for a few seconds the burro is free
 and even seems to laugh,
because love does that.
Love Frees.

~ Meister Eckhart ~

(Love Poems From God: Twelve Sacred Voices from the East and West by Daniel Ladinsky)

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