under construction and amidst the movement of Spirit ...
... the organic medium of wood is an especially pleasing material to work with as a spiritual practice. Wood holds the mystical quality of once being alive. A creature whose initial purpose has been fulfilled, with a second opportunity for transformation into new purpose and meaning through the artist’s skill. Perhaps, it was no accident that Jesus was a carpenter.
Take a look at the portfolios above from wood-crafters who work with a sense that their creative process is a spiritual endeavor that keeps them more-intimately connected with the movement of Spirit in this world.
Also, check out Mark Whitley’s work at:
Mark is a musician, wood-crafter, and active member of . Mark crafted the pulpit, communion table, lectern and other liturgical furniture for the Bowling Green Church. Mark has a deep and intuitive sense of wood-crafting as spiritual practice.
Click photo icons above to move to pages regarding (l to r): Carpentry, Native American style flutes