Like the Sand in the Sea

In the Bible, Abraham’s descendents are to be “numerous like the sand in the sea…”. We may not be numerous in worldwide population, but our Sages teach that our role in this world is to be numerous in our actions “massim tovim”–righteous deeds.
The paintings in this series were done on the Mediterranean Seafront near our home in Northern Israel. The rush of the sea, the power of the waves, and the prayer or mankind, all combine to put a perspective on our lives– the potential God has given us as well as our limitations. The sea never fails to mystify me and pull us close.

Sand in the Sea
Diptych
Acrylic on canvas
1.03 x 1.43 m

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