Posts Tagged "Faith"

Staying focused on the dream

Staying focused on the dream

Pin ItAh, the grand plans of a dreamer… one of the things I noticed about when you dream of doing something big, something always gets in the way. I no sooner launched my art journaling class than a minor catastrophe hit our household. I ended up having to focus at least two hours a day on this situation. Completely beyond my control, and absolutely necessary for me to deal...

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Taking a leap of faith

Taking a leap of faith

Last night, I asked for prayer about a major decision I was facing. The truth is, I knew what I had to do, and I was scared to do it. After lots of prayer, and hearing from a number of wonderful friends, none of whom knew the decision I was making, that we have to act on faith, I had enough affirmation to know that my fear was not from God, and the only direction to go was forward. So… for...

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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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