Gallery: Amma's Lap
Art Title: Amma's Lap
Original art by Melanie Weidner
Created July 1997 - 11 x 22 inches
Watercolor, colored pencil on paper
Is this woman God, our grandmother, an ancestor, or the wise woman we hope to be one day? Whomever you see, I want to put my prayers safely in her lap for safekeeping.
(I often imagine God in the feminine form, with the name Amma as the counterpart to the male Abba [Aramaic].)