I am so thankful that I have a joy that the world can not rob me of; I have a treasure that the world can not take from me; I have something that is not in the power of man or devil to deprive me of, and that is the joy of the Lord.

—D. L. Moody  (via hejk)

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You’re the only girl I’ve seen for a long time that actually did look like something blooming.

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Ana Teresa Barboza

The craft of embroidery is known for having remained largely unchanged since its ancient origins, but even this ancient handicraft has room for innovation. Peruvian embroiderer and artist Ana Teresa Barboza creates embroidered natural landscapes that spill out of of their wooden frames, using threads of various size, color and length to invade our world.

Using embroidery, yarn, and and wool artist Ana Teresa Barboza creates landscapes and other imagery that exists in the space between tapestry and sculpture. Mimicking the flow of waves or grass, each piece seems to tumble from its embroidery hoop where it flows down the gallery wall.

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Artists are people driven by the tension between the desire to communicate and the desire to hide.

—D. W. Winnicott (via pubertad)

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You have listened to fears, child,” said Aslan. “Come, let me breathe on you. Forget them. Are you brave again?

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