August 29

As I dare

to sit face to screen

and questions guide me,

so would I learn to listen to my neighbor’s suffering,

and trust that my heart’s response

belongs within God’s great compassion.


2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2020

“Watching Sadiqa’s courage to break down her body to rebuild her body inspired me to accept the source of racist ideas I found while researching their entire history—even though it upended my previous way of thinking. My research kept pointing me to the same answer: The source of racist ideas was not ignorance and hate, but self-interest.” —Ibram X. Kendi, How To Be An Antiracist, p. 230

“Seven Years of Wonder” is a daily look back at my creative journaling posts since 2014. I began this journey on Feb. 11, 2021, and hope to continue through Feb. 10, 2022. What am I learning about my art and faith journey thus far? What has remained constant? Where have I been changed? How is this impacting present and future art-making?

A deep bow of gratitude to you for keeping me company on this journey.

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