Trusting the deep intelligence of the Universe, artist Jerry Wennstrom shocked the New York art community in 1979 when he destroyed his paintings at the pinnacle of his illustrious career. Guided by courage and an inner passion, Jerry gave away his possessions and began a journey based on complete surrender to life experience. Join us as we learn about Jerry's book, The Inspired Heart, as he shares his compelling personal story about trusting in the inherent goodness in life. As Jerry says, "Enlightenment is not a grand finale that leaves us blissfully risen, Buddha-like above the suffering of the world. It is a deep and unconditional surrender to what already exists, and a total trust that a larger, inherent intelligence will show us the way..." His story is one of personal transformation, and illustrates how we might open to the mystery, establish trust and find deeper meaning in the challenging events of our lives.
Artist, author Jerry Wennstrom was born in New York on January 13, 1950. He attended Rockland Community College and the State University of New Paltz. After producing a larg...Find out more »