Posts Tagged "Faith"

The healing power of art, friendship, and Truth

The healing power of art, friendship, and Truth

One of the biggest blessings in my art journaling journey has been to see how many inner wounds it has healed. I’m doing a number of different art journal projects, and one of the most daunting things has been that a lot of the challenges ask you to do some kind of self-portrait. I’m going to be honest here. I HATE pictures of myself. I’m not like some people, who completely...

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Deepening the Psalms through Art Journaling

Deepening the Psalms through Art Journaling

My art journal journey has been really great for me- but because I am not an “artist,” I don’t always have clever ideas about what to do. Last night’s Advent Bible reading had us read Psalm 6. Now, I’ve read the Psalms a hundred bazillion times. Okay, maybe not literally, since I don’t even know how much a hundred bazillion is. But it’s a lot. However, as...

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Using the blessing to take the sting out of the cost

At this moment, hubby and I are cringing at some of our bills. For the first time in twenty years, I owe taxes. Added to that, our dog needed some expensive care- routine, but because of his age, he needed some extra things that made it cost more money. On top of that, we had to have some work around our house done. We could have put off the dog and the house, but I was afraid that if we waited,...

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Is Rob Bell really my enemy?

Is Rob Bell really my enemy?

Some of my friends may be convinced I’m going to hell for saying this. But as I see the new flurry over Rob Bell, a controversial pastor who has now endorsed gay marriage, I find myself in a weird place. It bothers me less that Rob Bell has come out in favor of gay marriage than do people’s responses to it. I am appalled at the mean, hateful posts people are putting out there because...

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