Jennifer at God Thru the Arts wrote of the young woman in Renoir’s painting, ”She is going about her daily routine completely unconcerned about the trend of the moment and I have to say I admire this kind of individual:”
I wholeheartedly concur! 😉
Most weeks, when I sit down to write my blog, I have know idea where the Spirit will take me. I have found it very helpful to have the framework of a series to latch onto and sometimes this will mean that I have a list of points I would like to make throughout the series, but in the end, I like to stay open to God’s voice and I most enjoy the unplanned little surprises I discover along the way.
Searching for the appropriate painting brought me to the doorstep of Renoir’s ambitious life-size painting called The Umbrellas. With no obvious spiritual connection, I kept searching for something else, but in the end, my heart had been captivated by this beautiful Parisian street scene and I had to stop and consider why…
Why am I so captivated by this painting? Does this somehow represent something in my life?…
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