Last week, I received this really nice letter from a group that I admire tremendously – Celebration Circle.
Dear Lyn: At the recommendation of many mutual friends, we are writing to invite you to create a hand-made altar for the Celebration Circle’s annual art exhibit, One People, Many Paths: The Sacred Art of Altars and our tenth year of presenting this exhibit and silent auction at the Bijou Theater September 1 – 30. You will be one of 50 artists to receive a handcrafted wooden box to use as the basis for creating a small “altar” focused on whatever matters to you – personally, artistically and/or spiritually – employing whatever media and/or embellishments your vision requires. The completed piece is due no later than Sunday, August 11th.
What could I say, but “of course!” Now comes the challenge. I looked at the empty altar box for a while and remembered that I had some sheets of weathered moss that came off a wall planter.
On they went to line the altar – glue, glue. So far, so good – then I thought “Aha, a Spirit Doll! – I love making those” So I popped one in from the last workshop. Oops – the whole thing instantly turned into a moss lined coffin. Not good. Back to the drawing board – will keep you updated :). All suggestions gracefully accepted!
Can’t wait to see what you’ll come up with! Maybe less moss or moss on the top part of the box? Great opportunity for you!
This made me laugh. Can’t wait to see your finished alter.
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Thank you for bringing this topic up. I enjoy how you present and argue all the details as well as your general writing style.
Sometimes, there’s a shortage of time to read lengthy
bits, but is brief and succinct, I spent just a couple of minutes to read the whole article.
It’s essential since nobody has enough time to read.