By Oscar Wilde 1
Questions & Actions
- If you haven’t already, read the poem carefully and then reflect on the painting. Take the painting in on the largest screen you can.
- This painting marks a shift in Winslow’s art, away from narrative subjects and towards pure and elemental subjects. 2 The rocks. The waves. The animated and yet inanimate power in creation. We’ve spent considerable time reflecting on the animate parts of creation–all its creeping and crawling. But what of the rest of creation? What does it say to us, and reveal of God? Spend a moment in prayerful reflection and share your thoughts below.
- To go even deeper, consider Luke 19:40, where Jesus says even rocks will speak and testify of God. Read Luke 19:28-44, then consider how creation, even non-living creation, speaks of God. Share your thoughts below.