Faithfulness

"Dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness." For days on end these words have swirled through my mind and caused me to wonder: What does it mean to cultivate faithfulness during this Covid-19 pandemic that is ripping through our world?  This morning I finally looked up the scripture, Psalm 37:3, and the footnote provided some insight: …

The Dark Side of Destiny During Covid-19

As a painter, I understand how contrast brings a painting to life when dark shades of color enhance their lighter counterparts called tints. The same is true in nature. So it is with life. Destiny has a dark side, and we never know when that dark side will appear in our life's painting. Non of …

10 Tips for When you’re Doubting your Direction

Have you ever doubted direction you were once so sure was from God or wondered how to figure out God's direction for your life? I sure have; in fact, my recent journey into retirement has definitely caused me to reevaluate everything I've previously found purposeful. Perhaps it's the aging thing. When you retire you realize …

The Steady

It’s the steady that gets things done! Not the rush nor the worry, not even the want. It’s the set your face like flint, put your shoulder into it, press forward slowly, but surely, kind of tenacity that tackles the towering tasks. READ THE ENTIRE POST... SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

Moments of Clarity

Some of the greatest blessings one can receive in a lifetime are moments of clarity. Those serendipitous seconds when heaven shines light in the form of illuminated understanding—a perspective that cuts through the quagmire of confusion, ambition, and ego. All of a sudden, truth slices through the script we've been reciting, perseverating, that which takes …

Returning to your Place of Peace

One of the greatest challenges for the artistic soul is to sequester time! Too many commitments crowd the margins of one’s life, spilling unrest into much-needed spaces. Before you know it, quiet mornings usually spent painting or writing now churn with anxious thoughts. You stop prioritizing what you want to do and get caught up …

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