Beacons of Light, by Kinkade, Thomas
- ISBN: 9780740742606 | 0740742604
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 9/1/2004
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The lighthouse remains one of civilization's strongest symbols. Through its image of light and strength are projected some of our most cherished values: hope, direction, steadfastness, duty, reliability, comfort, and home. Artist and author Thomas Kinkade knows this powerful symbolism well, and he captures it through his latest collection of paintings and inspiring thoughts, Beacons of Light.". . .(E)ven in times of darkness and doubt, there are always bastions of hope and beacons of light to guide us," Mr. Kinkade writes. "For some, the light is powerful friendship, for others, a strong family, and for many, the guiding light comes from an unshakeable faith in God." These are the thoughts and sentiments that flow forth from Beacons of Light. Thomas Kinkade's majestic and light-filled paintings combine with inspiring quotations from many of history's greatest thinkers for memorable impact in this heartwarming volume.Louisa May Alcott, T. S. Eliot, James Allen, Emily Bronteuml;, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Edith Wharton, and Thomas Kinkade himself are but a few of the many sources lending voice to Beacons of Light. Their effect-when matched with the artist's windswept seas, rugged architecture, and life-sustaining beams of light-is uplifting and inspirational. This keepsake book will be a warm and welcome addition for any Thomas Kinkade collector and will make the perfect gift for a variety of occasions.Fifteen books now highlight Thomas Kinkade's work. Among them, The Light of Christmas has sold 30,000 copies; Family Traditions, 54,000 copies; and A Book of Joy, 67,000 copies.