The Spiritual Mechanics of Labor and Rest

(And the Kingdom of God?)

The Spiritual Mechanics of Labor and Rest, 12″x18″, ink on paper

When drawing becomes a prayer, the image becomes a repository for the questions and thoughts offered to God, which then settle on the page. At first like a fine dust. Then into ridges and furrows. Then into fields and gardens.

I thought I had some language to accompany these developing drawings, but they are dissolving into new perspectives without words.

Spirit and Truth, Labor and Rest, 18″ x 12″, graphite on paper
center detail
detail of Mary Magdalene
Detail of the Martyr, Antipas

4 thoughts on “The Spiritual Mechanics of Labor and Rest

  1. Your work is always thought provoking and so enriching of spirit! Keep up this wonderful process.

  2. Beautiful, Jack! Thinking of you all as we remember our trip last summer. Let me know if you make prints of this for sale! I hope your family is well 🙂

    1. Hello, Emily! So nice to hear from you. I am working on a block print of this currently. I hope to have it available sometime this fall or coming winter. I hope you all are well. We would love to welcome you back any time you are passing through Kansas.

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