For a few summers in college I travelled to The Cascade Mountains to immerse myself in spirituality and art.  The small faith-based artists’ community nestled on a paradise-like piece of a mountain was a place to get centered while simultaneously stretching myself to become a better artist.  For those few years I came to rely upon it as a part of my developing identity.  There was so much to learn about community, art, and life in general.  I painted, sketched, and assembled stained-glass windows.  Every action seemed so intentional and provoked a meditative state of awareness. Continue reading “The Patch In The Painting”