Posts Tagged "Faith"

When a door closes on your dreams

When a door closes on your dreams

Pin ItI’ve been working hard to make the dream home I found at the end of last year a reality. Unfortunately, we received bad news. We were outbid on the house we wanted. To say I was heartbroken to come so close to my dreams, only to have it fall apart was an understatement. It was pretty devastating. Even my husband, who is not known for his demonstration of emotion, was...

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Letting God in on your dreams

Letting God in on your dreams

Pin ItI just got done taking a bath and reading a book. This may well be the first book I’ve actually read this year. Sometimes I get so single minded in pursuing my dreams that I have a tendency to forget to slow down and take time for me. Yes, I have a lot of work to do before our house hits the market on Thursday. But I also have to remember that part of pursuing a dream is...

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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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