The Journey,Mother Julian of Norwich

A project exploring the life of Mother Julian, a mystic from the 15th century, whose sayings are well known even today. These paintings interpret some of Mother Julian's words though colour and landscape, inviting the viewer not only to see line and shape but to be drawn in by the accompanying text - click on each picture to see Mother Julian's words which inspired the painting.

The Journey
"This journey, this seeking in faith, hope and love."
All that is made
"As I see it, God is all that is good, has made all that is made, and loves all that is made."
The Brightness of Light
"In the brightness of light we shall see fully. The light is God our maker"
£200 SOLD
God is our Rock
"Be at peace. He did not say 'You will not be tempest-tossed, you shall not be work-weary, you shall not be discomforted', but He said 'You shall not be overcome.'" £150
The Still Point
"God is the still point at the centre."
His Blessed Passion
"Wouldst thou know the Lord's meaning in this? Know it well. Love was His meaning"
Mercy like Rain
"Mercy falls like rain"
£200 SOLD
Enfolded in Love
"Enfolded in love. He is our clothing. In His love He wraps and holds us. He enfolds us for love, and He will never let us go."
£200 SOLD
All shall be well
"All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of thing shall be well."
£200 SOLD
Deep Shadows
"The shadows are deep because the light is so bright."
£200 SOLD
Endless Day
"Our faith is our light in darkness, and this light is God, our endless day."
The Quiet Place
"The best prayer is to rest in the goodness of God, knowing that the goodness can reach right down to our lowest depths of need"
It is I
"It is I, it is I, it is I that am highest.
It is I that you love, it is I that you enjoy.
It is I that you serve, it is I that you long for."

It is I that you desire, it is I that you mean."
God is our Refuge
"He is our refuge"
£140 SOLD
His Way is to be seen
"We know He will come suddenly and joyfully to all who love Him. For His way is secret, His way is to be seen, His coming shall be right sudden and His will is to be trusted."
Peace, be Still
Peace was spoken, and the storm was calmed.
You are loved
All through the journey of life, know that you are loved.
Be at Peace
He leads us by still waters. Be at peace.
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