The saying used for this piece is a favorite of the recipient. It's a saying by Reb Nachman of Bratslav and translates as "The whole world is a very narrow bridge, and the most important thing is to not be afraid." See a detail

Gouache, sumi ink, and gold paint, using a Japanese lettering brush and mitchell nibs, on watercolor paper. Approx. size: 16"x 12".