Calling In The Sparkle

ave you had the experience of the very AIR around you changing, seeming different- both in moments of bliss and pain? Times of miracles and grieving and transformations are moments when the air seems to me compressed and released and anointed with sparkle from On High. I have often wondered, since pain and miracles seem like something we can neither call on nor predict, but can certainly expect to show up -though with no idea when… is there a way to cause or call on the Sparkle from On High as needed? The answer of course is no and yes. Sparkle from on High is grace in its many sorted forms.

within the folds of her holy dress

In the folds of your dress
your holy garment
I bury my head
Smelling the sweet fragrance of your love
My little hands hidden in the layers of fabric
I try to be consumed and folded into your dress
I want to disappear into your being-ness
I pull up a fold and surround myself with silken fabric
Soft and giving, silky and strong
It is dark like your skin
and in these folds I can imagine
All the world is well and
I hear your soothing voice
speaking words of grace-filled wisdom

Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe Art Celebration and workshop this weekend!

Featuring Northern California Women Artists at Electric Rose Gallery on Saturday, December 12 at 6:30 pm

“Love Cafe” Art Celebration hosted by Dori Etter,
Ali Weiss, The Bond Sisters and Shiloh Sophia McCloud

Featured Artists include Sofia Harrison, Laura Pope, Sue Hoya Sellars,
Shiloh Sophia McCloud, Chelsea Bond, Elizabeth Gibbons, Patti Valentine, Laura Delanty, Susan Miron, The Cowgirls Junkies, Lynn Bond, Caron McCloud, Dori Etter, Alise Sheehan, The Powell Girls and more!

Electric Rose Gallery – 107 Plaza Street, Healdsburg, California 707-431-1124