I spend years alone on Valentine’s Day wondering “who could love someone like me?”, while looking at how decades of an autoimmune disease ravaged my body, my career, relationships and mind. Doctors, charismatic prayer meetings, yoga and supplements were hardly enough to stop the decline. This post is to testify how God’s love changed everything and … More From Curses to Cupcakes – A Valentine’s Day story.
Why are these Orchids pretty? They were a little intrusive. Isn’t great beauty like this? It’s made out of complementing AND competing colors. God makes the good and bad and makes a masterpiece. … More Dissonant beauty in Orchids (Vlog)
As a Jewish Proverb said, “When a father gives to a son, both laugh; but when a son gives to a father, both cry (tears of joy)” This is a joyous moment that the world cannot take away. God will give you all you need to equip you for all good work. … More Sky-Light3r (to all great Dads out there)
Too often, we concentrate so much on the 10 commandments and how we shall live. God says that today, all these Laws are fulfilled in Jesus. Because of this, we hold Jesus in our hearts, and God’s promises take effect to bring us into abundant life. What does abundant life look like? Read on! Happy thanksgiving! … More Happy Thanksgiving – 14 things God will do for you.
It was only about 7 years ago that dignity was totally stripped from me. Fingers were cracked and inflamed such that I could no longer hold an instrument anymore.But I didn’t want Him to repair my life, that is too trivial for GRACE. The God of the Bible is a God of New Things. See the new thing in the wasteland? The newness of life? The new creation? New intoxicating wine? New wine skins? NEW. 新. חָדָשׁ. νέος … More Don’t be afraid to do the beautiful New, as New Things do.
The life of Vincent Van Gogh has always stuck a chord within me. I fear it’s because I have a little bit of him inside. He was a man of God, but had such great empathy and idealism that didn’t do well in the cold, cynical world. That same empathy that caused such vivid art was also the same empathy in which he tried to follow the convictions of what love was. That great empathy was likely met with greater disappointment. That ark of empathy seemed worn down by the deluge of the suffering around him. Some nights, especially the cold ones, I feel a little worn down by what I see in the world around me too. … More Vincent: Beauty for Madness