Blessed are the Makers: Devotional Art on the Border

In this time of shocking family separation and violence against the most vulnerable among us, we are often paralyzed by sorrow and a loss of faith. Creativity and the Acts of Devotion offer us a path to healing the rift, individually and collectively.

Published by Kosmos International, picked up by OpenDemocracy.org., then licensed under Creative Commons: The Migrant quilt is the story of how women on the U.S./MX border are taking the matter into their own hands…

https://www.kosmosjournal.org/kj_article/the-migrant-quilt/

Author: artandfaithinthedesert

An artist, writer, spiritual activist, and naturalist on the AZ/MX border. My goal as an artist and writer is relational. I'm interested in the connective tissue in our common stories, the beauty and the broken bits, the "genuis loci" spirit of place here, the divinity expressed amongst human beings, animals, the earth and the grace we share.

One thought on “Blessed are the Makers: Devotional Art on the Border”

  1. Thanks for sharing this, Valerie! Some really gorgeous work/quilts. Somehow I need to find a space and try and bring them to Flagstaff.

    I hope you are doing well and having w wonderful summer. Cheers, Shawn.

    On Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 2:23 PM, Art & Faith in the Desert wrote:

    > artandfaithinthedesert posted: ” In this time of shocking family > separation and violence against the most vulnerable among us, we are often > paralyzed by sorrow and a loss of faith. Creativity and the Acts of > Devotion offer us a path to healing the rift, individually and c” >

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