“Beauty is breathtaking, yes, but it is most evident in the midst of suffering, alienation, exile. Beauty, Fyodor Dostoyevsky said, will save the world.”

The “I am from…” reflections are the gifts we bring to our lives, our community and our world with both their beauty and their brokenness. This season of covid-19 these pieces rise as pain and creativity within us like splatters on the canvas. What do you notice rising within you? Around you?