Sometimes the burdens and responsibilities of life feel like such a huge weight to carry around. Letting go of them all and laying them at the feet of the Divine is not always an easy thing to do, but will provide an enormous sense of relief. Sometimes in giving up the burdens, you can see that they were only illusions anyway.
This is based on Illuminations done in England in the mid twelfth century. The style of illumination is called Romanesque.
The text is from Matthew 11: 28 in the Bible.
Hand painted on calfskin parchment using watercolours, ink and embellished with 23ct gold leaf.
Original image size 17 x 19.5 cm