Archive for November 4th, 2021

And No More Shall We Part

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Enduring Bond“- Now at the West End Gallery

My brother asked the birds to forgive him: that sounds senseless, but it is right; for all is like an ocean, all is flowing and blending; a touch in one place sets up movement at the other end of the earth. It may be senseless to beg forgiveness of the birds, but birds would be happier at your side –a little happier, anyway– and children and all animals, if you yourself were nobler than you are now. It’s all like an ocean, I tell you. Then you would pray to the birds too, consumed by an all-embracing love in a sort of transport, and pray that they too will forgive you your sin.

― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov

There is much to be done this morning so I am sharing these few things this morning– a painting from my Baucis & Philemon series that depicts the eternal bond given to them by Zeus, a passage from Dostoyevsky on the interconnectedness of all things and a Nick Cave song, And No More Shall We Part. Sense a theme here?

Anyway, this will have to suffice for this morning.

As the old saying goes: beats a stick in the eye.

At least, I think that’s a saying. Maybe we will look into that tomorrow.

Maybe not…

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