Elise Lyon

Tumbuna, 2021
Mixed Media
14 x 11 in
(Fire & Water Series) In the same way that we each individually yearn to reconnect with our purest consciousness, so does our species collectively. We can feel it when we slow down and tune in. People have used fire for this purpose since the beginning of time. This is a fire known of passion, compassion, purification, joy, and gratitude for life and it can spread through communities and across nations if we allow it . Interconnectedness is part of the theology that all things in the created order are interconnected or related. ... We are created to be related- to the rest of creation and to each other as human beings, and to God himself.