"I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.”
I wonder, does everyone have a boulder they’re given to carry through their lives? A constant reminder of a very particular lesson they’re meant to learn?
Maybe it’s just me, I don’t know. But the boulder of my life, while heavy and awkward to carry, is also the lens through which I see myself. It says to me over and over, you exist, you are here, you are held to the earth through the weight of
The fact that art provides comfort and hope isn't often realized until it's happening, especially to someone lying in a hospital bed. She wasn’t feeling very well. Her liver was getting bigger, and it was pressing on her other organs, making her very uncomfortable. So when I told her about my word project, she thought for a minute and decided it really wasn’t for her. I asked how long she had been sick. She said her breast cancer had first shown up 15 years ago. She was sad t