"The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled." -
Building a fire and keeping it contained but active requires patience and alertness. Just as a fire being lit in your soul, if you take the time to feed it with kindling it'll gain heat and burn brightly.
This painting is the evidence of kindling. It's the tinder that starts your heart-fire. It's a stimulating book that you read or an inspiring class that you take that sparks a fire in your heart. It's those motivational speeches or long nature walks that grow those flames higher.
How are you going to start a fire in your soul? What will you use as kindling?
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Fresh Art Partners
Ralph White designed the
Fresh Art Partners program for business professionals who wish to display quality original artwork in their offices, without the cost and commitment of purchase. With the Fresh Art Partners program, you choose pieces of Ralph's art for display in the public spaces of your office. The paintings are available to you for six months at a time. At the end of this time period, you can choose to renew the agreement of swap out the paintings for a "fresh" collection. Dozens of business professionals have taken advantage of this opportunity over the past decade. If you would like more information about this program, please co