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Tamara Patrick

I am in love with every church
And mosque
And temple
And any kind of shrine
Because I know it is there
That people say the different names
Of the One God.

—    Hafiz (1315-1390)

(Source: casketofpearls, via thiswordislove)

'Do what you love and you never work a day in your life' - Working on a new commissioned piece.

'O Lord,
You who have measured
The heights and the earth
In the hollow of your hand,
And created the six-wing Seraphim
To cry out to you with an unceasing voice
Holy, Holy, Holy,
Glory to your name.
Deliver me
From the mouth of the evil one, O Master.
Forget my many evil deeds
And through the multitude of your compassions
Grant me daily forgiveness,
For you are blessed unto the ages. Amen.’

- Prayer of Amma Sarah

The first demand any work of art makes upon us is surrender. Look. Listen. Receive. Get yourself out of the way. (There is no good asking first whether the work before you deserves such a surrender, for until you have surrendered you cannot possibly find out.)

—    C.S. Lewis : ‘An Experiment in Criticism’ (via consciouslysam)

(via christianpassion)

Drawing ‘thankyou’ cards as a small gift for some sweet people, this is the Garuda with the goddess ‘Ratu Kidoel’

All set for tomorrow at the Dutch-Indies Tong Tong Fair with my Keluarga Portraits! Brought some padi (rice) for goodluck and pictures of my grandmothers to accompany me :)