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Making Use of Water

Photographer Dave Andrew's captures the stillness of a moored canoe waiting in the sacred act of stillness.

Topics: Sacred Spaces

The gentle lap of water is almost audible in photographer Dave Andrews' soft image of a canoe bobbing in the stillness of morning water. Water - the holiest and most ordinary of elements - brings to mind lines from Philip Larkin's poem "Water": 

"If I were called in

To construct a religion

I should make use of water..." 

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