North Woods was painted May 22, 2014, in Eagle River, Wisconsin, and inspired by a lone wolf howling on my Journey to the Heartland that month. It was a call to speak and I knew it. For me this painting feels honoring of that howling wolf and all he / she represents yet steadfast and transformative.
There is the feeling for me of the dis-mantling (literally throwing off the mantle) of fear and the reclamation of all that matters most. I knew what must be faced and revealed. The treasure was a terror. The terror was a treasure.
What is your essential story of life? What is alive in you?
I hope this painting has sparked a reconnection and remembrance for you today. I believe there is beauty to be found right here, right now, all around you and right there within you. I'll meet you on the way!
ABOUT THE MAGDA SERIES.These are the stories that have lived in my heart and soul for the whole of my life. They are glimpses of an untold story of one whom many remember and honor in our time—the one known as Magdalen or Mary Magdalene. I call her Magda. Her story is alive in me. I trust that they are meant only to lead me and you back to life and life to the full.
There are four series within this series:
Series 1: THE LIFE BEFORE Series 2: THE STORY THEY LIVED Series 3: ACROSS THE SEAS OF TIME Series 4: THEIR FOREVER STORY