I recently found this great site called Self Portrait Challenge. For more info click here or check out the link in the side bar.
My first challenge is: Self portrait as … [insert word here - a metaphor for your life]
I chose Self Portrait as selfless
I have recently been reading a lot about the idea of selflessness. I don’t mean selfless as in generous or kind, but the idea of no self, the idea that neither our bodies, minds, feelings nor perceptions are separate, that we, all beings, are in fact one large self. We suffer when we try to separate ourselves from each other and claim to have an independent self.
One includes all, and all include one.
This portrait is me as all and all as me, in the form of this tree in my backyard: