Beyond Measure

Beyond Measure

Diantha Smith Hopkins
Country
Born 1980, Idaho; Residing Idaho
Dimensions
24 x 24 x 2 in.
Medium
Mixed media

Using rulers, compasses, protractors, and a watch, Hopkins examines the way humanity tends to measure itself, using society’s assessments like test scores, size, shape, and income to try and prove individual worth. But God doesn’t use these systems of measurement. He notices the sparrow, a bird seemingly of little worth. When individuals free themselves from society’s measure, they can truly understand their value as children of God.

"As we embrace the truth that all are alike unto God, we can drop the burden of measurement at the Savior’s feet and better see the value of every individual, including ourselves."