Everlasting, Your light will shine when all else fades
Never ending, Your glory goes beyond all fame
And the cry of my heart is to bring You praise
From the inside out, O my soul cries out

My Soul cries out to You
My Soul cries out to You
to You, to You…

Consume me from the inside out Lord
Let justice and praise become my embrace
To love you from the inside out

12 × 16 watercolor, pastel and white acrylic on Arches paper (cp)
(Please look for the Christian symbolism in this piece, “Seek and You Will Find”.)

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Leslie Gustafson is a traditonal artist passionate about creating Art That Feels – an outgrowth of her work as a psychotherapist for the last 24 years. Working in all media, with a special interest in pastels, her art is both realistic and focused on expressing and prompting feeling. Rich color, Christian and Relational themes as well as Portraiture play a large role in her gallery here at RedBubble.

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  • © Janis Zroback
    © Janis Zrobackalmost 3 years ago

    A powerful message here Leslie….a beautiful prayer….

  • Thank you Janis!! It started out much different than it finished! It was only when all intent went out the window and I just released that it got here. This was an expressionistic work in response to hard emotional work I lived through with some clients today – my own therapy! :-)

    – Leslie Gustafson

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanalmost 3 years ago

    lovely display of emotion and colour Leslie…

  • Thank you Linda! and good to see you!:-)

    – Leslie Gustafson

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimagealmost 3 years ago

  • Thank you!!

    – Leslie Gustafson

  • Leslie Gustafson
    Leslie Gustafsonalmost 3 years ago

  • trisha22
    trisha22almost 3 years ago

    Beautiful poem and I love the artistic work. God Bless

  • Thank you Trisha!:-)

    – Leslie Gustafson

  • Karen  Helgesen
    Karen Helgesenalmost 3 years ago

    Love the words you put to this wonderful abstract piece of art!

  • Fabbulous! Thank you Karen!! Blessings!

    – Leslie Gustafson

  • Madalena Lobao-Tello
    Madalena Lobao...over 2 years ago

    Women Painters

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  • Aleksandar Topalovic
    Aleksandar Top...about 1 year ago

    powerful emotional art

  • Thank you again!!:-D

    – Leslie Gustafson

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