Tag Archives: transformation

The Burning Bush


How long does a new and unusual aspect of our environment need to be in place before we notice it? On the other hand, how long does it have to persist before we treat it as the new normal and … Continue reading

Posted in art, Children, Faith, Family, grief, nature, Painting, photography, purpose, renewal, school shootings, texas, Travel, Uncategorized, vision | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

HOT OFF THE EASEL


  It’s summer, so what other temperature would it be? I’m in the midst of destroying some of my old works, since I’m tired of looking at them, I’ve grown beyond them, I’ve learned what I needed from the act … Continue reading

Posted in art, Attitudes, Creativity, Faith, Family, Healing, Health, Icons, Mental Illness, Painting, purpose, renewal, vision, Work | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pantocrator icon: Progress Report


Progress: the 13th hour on the Pantocrator Icon. Acrylic on gold primed canvas. 18″ x 24″. Good things come to those who persevere. Painting an icon is one of the ancient spiritual disciplines. The artist isn’t just copying by rote … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Holy Spirit, Icons, Imagination, Love, Meditation, Ministry, mystery, Prayer, purpose, Secrets, Spirituality, Uncategorized, vision, Work | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Generation to Generation: Learning to be Free


“The slave does not have a permanent place in the household; the son has a place there forever. So if the Son makes you free, you will be free indeed.” ~~ John 8:35-36  With all the Paula Deen jambalaya on … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Imagination, photography, Prayer, purpose, purpose, renewal, Spirituality, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Journey Never Ends


“A highway shall be there and it shall be called the Holy Way; the unclean shall not travel on it, but it shall be for God’s people; no traveller, not even fools, shall go astray.”~~ Isaiah 35:8 All good things come to … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Family, home, Imagination, Love, Meditation, photography, Prayer, purpose, renewal, Spirituality, Travel, Turkey, Uncategorized, Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Exploring New Lands


“Now the LORD said to Abram, ‘Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you.’” ~~ Genesis 12:1  Finding a restroom in the States is pretty simple. Most of us … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Imagination, Prayer, purpose, renewal, Uncategorized, vision | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Doing Battle With The Dragon


“The horse is made ready for the day of battle, 
but the victory belongs to the Lord.”  ~~ Proverbs 21:31  As I journeyed with my group along the Silk Road on the fourth day of our pilgrimage, we saw the twin … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Creativity, Fear, Health, Holy Spirit, Icons, Imagination, Mental Illness, mystery, purpose, purpose, renewal, Stress, Travel, Uncategorized, vision, Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments