Book Reviews, Christian living, Non-fiction, Religious, Theology

Powerful Thinking – review

Powerful Thinking by Joyce Meyer My rating: 4 of 5 starsIn Powerful Thinking, popular Christian author and speaker Joyce Meyer challenges readers to take a deep look at twelve mindsets. Each mindset titles a chapter and is expressed as an affirmation (e.g. ”Mindset One: Because I Am in Christ I Can Do Everything I Need… Continue reading Powerful Thinking – review

art, Form poems, Haiku, Religious, Theology, wall art

Resurrection!

He is risen! He is risen indeed! This is how Christians around the world greet each other on the day we celebrate Jesus' resurrection from the dead, in western Christianity Easter Sunday. One last duo from Laurel and me, for this special day. I sent her the painting, she wrote the haiku. "Joy" - by… Continue reading Resurrection!

Personal, Prayer, Religious, Theology

Prepare for the End of Your World

"Galaxy" - © 2020 by V. Nesdoly Yesterday a newsfeed headline “How to Prepare Now for the Complete End of the World” caught my eye. I didn’t read the article right away, but it got me thinking. Are we near the “complete end of the world”? The spreading covid19 virus, the doom and gloom of… Continue reading Prepare for the End of Your World

Bible journaling, Bible study, Theology

Free to fly (#BibleJournaling)

Romans 8—what a great chapter about freedom in Christ! It starts out: “So now there is no condemnation to those who belong to Christ Jesus. And because you belong to him, the power of the life-giving Spirit has freed you from the power of sin that leads to death” - Romans 8:1,2 NLT. “Condemnation” is… Continue reading Free to fly (#BibleJournaling)

Bible journaling, Biblical Art, Theology

Fix your eyes on Jesus #BibleJournaling

On these last days of Lent, our thoughts go to the subject and central character of the Good Friday and Easter celebrations just ahead. There is no One more beautiful to contemplate! “Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the Pioneer and Perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the… Continue reading Fix your eyes on Jesus #BibleJournaling

Biblical Art, Theology

Harmony of Worship

Though I haven’t posted anything here for a while, I have been busy with Bible journaling. A week ago today I completed instructing a six week series  of lessons on Bible Art Journaling for women at my church. It was a good and stretching experience to put together and then present six illustrated talks about… Continue reading Harmony of Worship

Bible journaling, Biblical Art, Book Reviews, Non-fiction, Quotes, Theology

Psalms Alive! (review)

Psalms Alive! by David Kitz My rating: 5 of 5 stars In Psalms Alive! author, pastor, and dramatist David Kitz takes us on a journey through thirteen selected psalms. In the Preface Kitz explains why he wrote the book: “For the past number of years I have been bringing the Psalms to life for audiences… Continue reading Psalms Alive! (review)

Book Reviews, Memoir, Theology

Well (review)

Well: Healing Our Beautiful, Broken World from a Hospital in West Africa by Sarah Thebarge My rating: 4 of 5 stars In Well, Sarah Thebarge immerses us in her three-month experience of working as a Physicians’ Assistant in a missionary hospital in Togo, West Africa. From her first days of climate and culture shock to… Continue reading Well (review)

Bible journaling, Personal, Prayer, Theology

Self-portrait #BibleJournaling

A self-portrait in a Bible? Really!? That was Rebekah R. Jones’ Week 17 Original Bible Art Journaling Challenge. In response to Genesis 1:27 (“So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them”), she created a lovely portrait of herself holding a container… Continue reading Self-portrait #BibleJournaling

Bible journaling, Quotes, Theology

#BibleJournaling about Job

The Meditation About six weeks go I signed up for Rebekah R. Jones’ Bible journaling instructional videos. A few days ago Lesson 4 in the Deeper Still series (2017) arrived by email. This tutorial is a meditation and art journal project on the book of Job. Rebekah is uniquely positioned to hold forth on Job… Continue reading #BibleJournaling about Job