Water Fall

Water Fall, Oil on Canvas, 26″x18″

I created this painting as a reflection on multiple perspectives. I had recently reflected on an experience, and I remembered it in two very different ways. Both memories were true for me, but they brought up different feelings and thoughts. Being able to hold both memories or thoughts at the same time gave me a deeper understanding of the experience and of my self.

In today’s world, we seem so divided, even polarized on many issues. What if we tried to hold two perspectives, or at least allow for two perspectives to be true at the same time. Allowing two (or three) things to be true about something at the same time creates a space for to hear something new, to expand our thinking. Maybe we could come to a deeper understanding of ourselves and others. Maybe . . .

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