Monks and Artists Creating from a Contemplative Space

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: The Poet and the Contemplative Life : The Poet and the Contemplative Life (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A painting looks back at us and wants to be engaged. It has a purpose of connecting us with God . The work of art summons the best in us. Art calls us to seek peace within ourselves and within our communities.  We are drawn to contemplate nature. We come upon insights that bring resolution to consonance and dissonances. Contemplating and creating art both invite us to tranquility, silence, serenity. This is the means of our healing.

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