Through time, he led her back to life, on a journey into the lion’s heart. She stood at the gate, knock knock knocking, realizing all at once how he had held her safe through life’s shadowed journey to bring her to this moment and the revelation of a mystery.
A new day, golden, awaited them now, here on the precipice of an everlasting love. Into the vision he had held, she walked into a starry field of promise unafraid. It was a new dawn, a new day.
Can you feel the love tonight?
Something stirs. He comes from afar, trailing clouds of glory, as the line in Wordsworth's Ode on Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood puts it. This is the day of his Great Return from within the hearts of every man, woman and child. Galaxies upon galaxies will witness the miracle being born.
What is your essential story of life? What is alive in you?This Spirited Life acrylic painting of a lion is by Virginia artist Dawn Richerson and s from the Animal Kingdom series.