In Taproot Magazine

 Photo courtesy of Taproot

Photo courtesy of Taproot

 

 

The theme running through Taproot's Sept. issue is MEND.  Taproot asked me to illustrate Marco Wilkinson's insightful article "The Gift of Failure", on the parallels between the trials of running a small scale organic farm and the practice of Zen Buddhism. The image depicts a circle composed of elements from the story with rice grains spilling out, creating a breach through which the world can enter... letting in the World.