“Now I understand
What you tried to say to me.
How you suffered for your sanity,
How you tried to set them free.
They would not listen, they did not know how.
Perhaps they’ll listen now.”
Living in a dangerous world at a dangerous time when many had forgotten the importance of love and truth over money, Vincent Van Gogh was overlooked, never selling one painting while he remained alive.
In poverty and passion he used his own blood to paint the amber sunsets of France, and although people laughed at his stars; depicted as swirling spirals of colorful energy, telescopes today reveal his vision was accurate. Vincent captured the life inside the image bringing the very essence, the most remarkable aspects to the forefront to awaken and rekindle people’s frozen hearts.
The images left behind by a man who’s passion for authenticity, love and caring remained intact while all around him fell to opium, alcohol, and battle, revives the truth once again; that what we contribute by living our lives with all the love and goodness our hearts contain, will be the guiding light for generations to come.
What will your heart leave behind to encourage the children of today?
Original Copyright © 2008 Ehsida Bisset