Transcendence describes something that transports us beyond our physical existence, something whose whole is on another spiritual plane than the sum of its parts.
But for all of your suffering and broken life, Vincent, I want you to know something: you continually point me back to God. In my darkest moments, I look at your paintings and see all the vibrancy of creation on full display.
When most people hear the name Vincent Van Gogh, they immediately think of a rather eccentric artist who painted in vivid color and violent brush-strokes and whose life was marked by the mutilation of his ear and a death by what we assume was a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He is well known for his rejection … Continue reading The Spirituality of Vincent Van Gogh