In our busy world of endless environmental stimulation, our sensory system is seldom given a rest. Busy moms, driving work schedules, exhausting commutes and many home responsibilities leave us tired and craving an escape. What our bodies are telling us is that we need to attend to not only our physical needs, but also to our emotional and spiritual needs. As followers of Christ, we see he faithfully took time to escape the crowds and demands on his time and energy, to rest in meditation with our Heavenly Father. He was intentional to rest his body, mind and spirit and refuel his whole being.
Tickets ($40) include:
• Guided Meditation/Lighting of Candles/Aromatic Infusions/Sounds of Nature
Space is limited.
This 2 1/2 + hour workshop is designed to intentionally set aside a time and place to get away from our daily life demands, and reconnect… "check-in" with our spirits and make time to commune and meditate with ourselves and with our Lord. After a time of quiet (with soft nature sounds) meditation, with paint brush in hand we will then enter into a time of creative response onto paper (writing our thoughts) and on canvas (to express our impressions). We will encourage the expression of color, texture, patterns, form and light as it is meaningful to what each individual saw or felt during their time of meditation and prayer.
About the Artist:
According to Christine we are all God's paintbrush. As a creative tool in the hand of God, we can be used to paint beauty in the lives of others in this vast and complicated human race. We can be instrumental in creating harmony in our physical environments, our spheres of influence. Nossoughi works in diverse and mixed media with painting, pottery, Jewelry, lapidary, metal smithing, bronze, aluminum, steel, cement and mixed media sculpture. Her subject matter is also diverse including, horses, dogs, wildlife, figurative and spirituality. Christine has served as curator and judge for art competitions and teaches classes. Her work is currently on display in the St. Luke's Narthex.