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GC Myers- Light and Wisdom sm 2023

Light and Wisdom– GC Myers

The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves they find their own order… it is the continuous thread of revelation.

–Eudora Welty, One Writer’s Beginnings, 1984

Things are going pretty well in the studio in recent days, at least as I see it at the moment. I am feverishly following a thread– or maybe it would be better to say riding a wave– and I am finding the work very much satisfying. It is doing what I hoped it might, at least in my eyes. For me, it serves, like the Eudora Welty phrasing above, as a continuous thread of revelation.

If it does the same for anyone else is still up in the air. Only time will tell.

And even then, time is relative. What seems like a long time for the impatient artist might be a tiny blip in the lifespan of the work. It often takes more time than expected for the true meaning or emotional value of a piece of art to reveal itself to others.

Time is always the revelator.

Okay, if you have read this blog with any sort of regularity over the years, you probably recognize that I am just treading water so that I can share one of my favorite songs, Time (The Revelator), from Gillian Welch. It’s a song that feels to me as though it meshes effortlessly with my work. It’s been a few years since I last played it here and I wanted to hear it this morning, so without further ado, here it is.

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