“Flow/ Outpouring of Peace,
Grace and Mercy”
By Dominique Kongsli
16”x 20” Oil on Canvas 2017
An outpouring of grace covers my body. Clean, crystal-clear water flows over me, washing my past away, waking me up to the abundance of this new life before me.
This painting is a representation of the feeling I received while climbing a trail to a waterfall in Yosemite National Park. The river was flowing that year, and so we found ourselves completely drenched in a dazzlingly lit display of droplets flying, rainbows everywhere, runner’s high, and ambiance that was simply and magnificently
Divine presence. My skin tingled at the supernatural aura that surrounded me.
This painting is a small window into the experience of being engulfed by a golden cloud, somewhere between heaven and earth.
A side note, I took this particular trip with my parents, and sister, and at the time, my boyfriend Eric. I was in love with him, and was waiting for a sign from God that he was the one I would marry. Sure enough, looking back, this was a beautiful sign of God’s mercy and grace upon our relationship. We got married in fall of 2017.