Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Art and Beauty Tuesday

The next in our series by Thomas Cole is Voyage of Life: Manhood.  This is where we realize that we have messed up.  We've tried to go it alone, without God and are heading down a dark and dangerous path.

As the dark clouds part, we see our guardian angel, who has been waiting for us all along.  There is light at the end of the tunnel, but it will require a change of direction.

We are on our knees, begging God for help.

10 comments:

newguy40 said...

I was away from my faith for a very very long time. I can certainly relate to the man on the boat. That man is me.

"God come to my assistance"
"Lord make haste to help me."

Danielle S. said...

Awesome posts , high inspired blog . God bless !

Dymphna said...

I'm with you, New Guy.

Thanks, Danielle!

paramedicgirl said...

Beautiful painting1 I love the old religious art so much more than modern art.

TACParent said...

Beautiful pictures. It really captures a "dark path," and a parting of the darkness, moving toward light.

Dymphna said...

It really does. Thomas Cole was great at depicting light and darkness.

Michele said...

hi there, please update your link to my blog. i deleted the old one. i wanted something totally new. so here is the address:

http://asimplelife-michele.blogspot.com/

Thanks!

Barbara said...

The man in the boat is me. This is a gorgeous painting. Thanks so much for your art postings.

Dymphna said...

Will do, Michele!

Dymphna said...

You're welcome, Barbara. I'm enjoying doing them. Beautiful art and music keep me centered on what is important.

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