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Be Thou My Vision
5- by 7-inchmini mosaic
Millefiori, beads, glass fusing, vitreous tile, miscellaneous stained glass, tempered glass

The swirling, growing tendrils reach for something beyond — the tension between light and dark are also present — but hidden treasures are ready to be found and discovered.

It is important to me in our throw-away culture that nothing be wasted, and I find beauty in what was once broken glass scraps and remnants that could have been discarded as unusable. “Be Thou My Vision” beckons the viewer to see the world through God’s eyes: to reach higher, to be always faithful, and seek to be a better person. Inspiration is from the ancient Irish hymn Be Thou My Vision:  Be thou my best thought in the day and the night, both waking and sleeping, thy presence my light




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