For artist Michael Welch, the myth of being pierced by love’s arrow is an allegory of a shift in consciousness beyond one’s control, Desire taking hold and pointing one into Mystery. If we are too literal about the myth, he warns, the power of the arrow “loses its transformative power and becomes lethal.”
About the Author
Born and raised in Northern California, Michael majored in art at California College of the Arts and Sacramento City College. Michael's background includes acrylics, watercolors, pastels, and pen and ink drawing. He became interested in digital art because of the new avenues for creativity it offered. Michael’s interest in self-inquiry began after encountering books by the East Indian teacher J. Krishnamurti. He has also studied and practiced both Vajrayana and Mahayana Buddhism. Michael continues to be interested in both Eastern and Western non-duel teachings.