I often speak to artists who feel they have to deliberately put Christian themes into their work. The problem with this is that the message becomes too heavy handed and the work suffers. If you are properly formed in your faith, that faith will shine through your work.
“No writer writes for everyone, or even for most people. I write for the few, or the two, or the one, who needs the particular vintage born of my vineyard and mine alone. Other readers I cannot reach, nor should. My wine would choke them like gall and wormwood.”
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Lawrence Klimecki is a deacon for the diocese of Sacramento as well as a working artist, he writes on art and faith at www.DeaconLawrence.org