February Triumph: How Could You Live and Have No Story to Tell?
February Art Episode
As I listen to southern California winter rain today, I am contemplating how these sounds of peace invite us into a more alive awareness of what is thoughtful, quiet, beautiful, gentle. The world is beautiful—so beautiful!—if we can only train ourselves to truly see.
Similarly, art can't do what its makers seek to do for you without your full attention and investment of self. It's worth taking a moment to be ready for a simple, uninterrupted half hour of beauty, art, and thoughtful engagement for this month’s art episode “rerun” from 2021.
The word loosely encompassing this month's material is the word "Triumph." I'm someone who has come to profoundly understand and respect the human capacity for agency--or our personal decisions--and the conquering of circumstance. In a time when victimhood is so very "en vogue," something in me wants to move us all upstream together towards triumph.
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