Lessons From the Monastery: Part 2

I took a birthday "retreat," last weekend, and I have a lot of rambling thoughts coming out of that. To read "Part 1" you can click here. I had a lot of expectations for my weekend: rest, silence, refreshment, enjoying nature, reading. But being ministered to and taken aback by the art was not among them. I think it’s hard wired into us as humans to pursue and appreciate beauty, and to create it. I think that’s part of what it means to be created in the image of God. And I’ll confess that I LOVE getting lost in created art, just as much as I enjoy getting lost in the beauty of nature.

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