Morning Sky

Morning sky awakes Gray, then red, orange, and white Time for joyful praise! Psalm 108:1 – 5 NASB My heart is steadfast, O God; I will sing, I will sing praises, even with my soul. Awake, harp and lyre; I will awaken the dawn! I will give thanks to You, O Lord, among the peoples;Continue reading “Morning Sky”

How Deep is Your Love

How Deep is Your Love Are you willing to deny yourself, The pleasures of your life, Turn your back on fame For the cause of Christ? Will you give away your time, Share your talents without pay? Consider the needs of others above your own when you kneel to pray? Are you willing to chooseContinue reading “How Deep is Your Love”

Transitions: Beauty for Ashes

There are times when I go to my secret place To worship and seek God’s face I find myself inspired by the beauty of His grace. As I create the images He reveals, i often wonder how These not so talented hands can respond with ease To produce images such as these. He quietly remindsContinue reading “Transitions: Beauty for Ashes”

An Invitation to the Garden of Hope

Draw near to the garden

The Parables of Our Lives: Praise Like the Trees

Have you ever wondered why trees grow tall? Why they stand firm in spring, summer, winter, and fall? They wave when the wind blows They twinkle when it snows. Trees cast cooling shadows in the summer heat. They sprout leaves, bear fruit, shed leaves, and repeat. In all that they do and all they provideContinue reading “The Parables of Our Lives: Praise Like the Trees”

The Parables of Our Lives: The parable of the fallen trees

I have been on an adventure for the last several months challenging myself to see things from God’s perspective. In John chapter 5 Jesus said that He didn’t just do things because He felt like it. He looked where the Father was working and that is where He went to work. Jesus looked at individualsContinue reading “The Parables of Our Lives: The parable of the fallen trees”

Wonderfully Imperfect

I love living in East Texas especially during the transition seasons. I love driving along the country roads and watching the landscape sprinkled with trees full of white blossoms. Tonight I felt inspired to capture some of the landscape I see each morning on my commute to work. As I was sketching, smearing/smudging, and sprinklingContinue reading “Wonderfully Imperfect”

Courageous Surrender

As I walk through this land Guide me with Your powerful hand Love the wounded, feed the hungry, shine the light Share the truth and give the blind sight Pray for and heal the sick Let my forgiveness be quick Through me let Your presence be known And draw others to You by the LoveContinue reading “Courageous Surrender”

You’re Qualified by Love

In my dream during the night I was at a school banquet with different people I have known through the past thirty years. I was very glad to see them, but they all seem to have something they were holding on to that kept them from enjoying the banquet set before them. As I wokeContinue reading “You’re Qualified by Love”

14 Days of Blessings: Day 8

Today I wish you laughter. Have you had a good belly laugh lately? If not, I suggest viewing the video below. Remember that a merry heart does good like a medicine (Proverbs 17:22).