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I was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. I am still living in the area, although I spent 3 years in Germany (Stuttgart). Fighting the age long battle against the bulge. Some days I am winning, some days the bulge is winning. I hang out with my dogs (three toy fox terrierists) and husband.

Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Ohm - Second piece completed

I seriously need to get a life. Finished. The second piece of my religious icons.

Why did I choose to do icons that aren't main stream in American life? I work with many physicians around the world - Hindu, Sikh, Muslims, Christians, Jews - and I have learned that the world isn't just black and white. It's shades of everyone colour of every person who has touched my life over the years. Old boyfriends, lovers, friends, people I have met in my travels, pen pals from former years.

Perhaps it's my current belief that if one is truely not a hurtful person, if there is a reward - it will be bestowed on death. I believe that their is a God. But is it the only one? I don't know - and would never try and convince someone that there only one God. That's not my place on this planet.

I have at least 2 more icons planned in my series - a Star of David and a cross. Should I incorporate more icons into my series? If something was suggested, I might contemplate it.

I'm enjoying bead embroidery. I find it relaxing, almost meditative.


The Lone Beader said...

Hi Liz! Your religious icons are going to be very interesting! And, bead embroidery is quite meditative. I enjoy it because it keeps me out of trouble... LOL.

The bad Liz said...

Lone Beader - that's what I have been telling my hubby. Beadwork keeps me off the streets and out of trouble!

No Easy Beads said...

Liz I am looking at my bead embroidered flamingo..thinking what a lucky person I am to have a piece of Liz's beadart. The icons are great!!

The bad Liz said...

Bev - I was so happy to do that for you. You are a special lady and deserve it!

debb said...

you just keep blooming with this beady medium.

and I like your comment "...never try & convince someone..."

my thoughts as well.