of the Spirit
Manchester Community College,
is a series of revelations inspired by what we see, who we encounter
and how we choose to experience the time and place of our lives. As we seem to speed down the road of life we are not often
fully aware or acknowledge the moments that create the fabric of our
lives. What do we
remember as the inspirations of the turning points in our lives? Are
these moments created in silence or chaos?
The silent moment may be watching a sunset over the water,
seeing the sun consumed by the water which seems to melt the fire
into reflective shimmers of mercury or really seeing someone else
through their eyes. The
chaos may be an uncontrollable rip tide in the ocean waves or our
emotions at the quiet loss of a loved one.
The roadway of life is never consistent.
We have moments of difficulty and ease, elation and sorrow.
All the experiences and the emotions that result are the
building blocks of our lives. We seem to need reminding of the
importance of offering ourselves moments of reflection on this path.
Through these moments we may experience the beauty of our
relation to the natural world, our opportunities for contribution
and our part in the cycle and dance of time.
work illustrates stories of the journey th
life as we might imagine seeing a landscape real or imagined
speeding past our peripheral visions.
Are we just travelers moving too fast to experience the
beauty of the distant storm across the vast landscape of an ancient
sea bed in the west or the sparkle of the car lights reflected in
wet windows in an urban traffic jam.
To really see we must open more of ourselves than just our