… that I feel we will be bursting with creativity. It’s behind the scenes with so many of my blogger-friends. It’s been building up for years (sometimes decades) in the heart area to such a degree that if it isn’t released the heart will surely implode. This, of course, is exactly the opposite of what is desirable. The world doesn’t need imploding hearts, crippled spirits or any more people “living lives of quiet desperation”. The world needs joy, beauty, healing and love…
Our friend Carol has a beautiful post calling out to all of us to co-create, appealing to us to flood the world with the beauty of the talents the Lord has bestowed. She links to and quotes from Venerable Pope John Paul II’s “Letter of His Holiness Pope John Paul II to Artists” (April 4, 1999), whose words are upheld and reinforced by Pope Benedict XVI on the tenth anniversary of this letter. (This clip from the Vatican’s YouTube Channel is only 1 minute and 42 seconds long):
“Art in all of its expressions has the ability to broaden the horizons of human consciousness and it becomes an avenue to the transcendent, to God.” So let us journey on, to “grasp the profound meaning of our existence”, and help others to do so as well.
[Note: Since Carol had closed the comments for this particular post on her site, I would just like to thank her here for the links she put in for my two blogs, for anyone who may be starting, in the midst of, or considering his/her Consecration to Mary.]