Prophetic Quote of the Week
At some point in life the worlds beauty becomes enough. You don't need to photograph, paint, or even remember it. It is enough. Toni Morrison
I didn't choose art, God chose it for me – a gift from Him. Sometimes I think of a dozen things to paint or create before I get out of bed in the morning. They compete for my attention, calling me, "Get up and start painting." It's overwhelming; I know that the day doesn't contain enough hours to work on but fraction of them. I mentally push them aside to focus on the day, but they creep back in like the morning sunlight and call me to rise and breathe them to life. – Mel Jackson
A thousand horse and none to ride! -
With flowing tail, and flying mane,
Wide nostrils never stretched by pain,
Mouths bloodless to the bit or rein,
And feet that iron never shod,
And flanks unscarred by spur or rod,
A thousand horse, the wild, the free,
Like waves that follow o'er the sea,
Came thickly thundering on,...
~Lord Byron, XVII, Mazeppa, 1818
Available in 11x14 giclee prints
Live Coal Isaiah 6:6-7
Then one of the seraphs flew to me with a live coal in his hand, which had taken with long tongs from the altar. With it he touched my mouth and said, "See, this has touched your lips; your guilt is taken away and your sin atoned for."
Original 8x10 watercolor is available, contact Mel here
Available in 8x10 Gicilee print
The Light Light That Shines In The Darkness "The Death of Cancer"
The white and yellow represent the "light that shines in the darkness" John 1:5. The light is killing the black cancer cells. New healthy red cells are being created by the same light.
Available in 8x10 Photo prints