Tag Archives: creativity

Dig into David’s Confession

Psalm 51 is traditionally believed to have been composed by David as a confession to God after David sinned with Bathsheba. I dug into Psalm 51 after realizing I’d been committing sins (knowingly and unknowingly) for decades. Contemplating the prompts … Continue reading

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Well Pleased: Dream

For decades I’d been struggling against a habit. I’d tried to stop and had intermittent success… Which is another way to say, I’d failed. No doubt you’re curious what my habit was. If I tell you, and it’s not something … Continue reading

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Grow-Your-Own Proverbs

Here’s a sampling of my Life Group’s home-grown proverbs. Below those, is the prompt you can use if you’d like to write some of your own.   He who talks but never listens will soon be talking to himself.   … Continue reading

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Every Effort

Pulverize my self-righteousness into true goodness. Electrify blindness into beams of knowledge. Cauterize my flaunting into steely self-control. Liquefy resignation into fuel for perseverance. Pressurize my worldly pursuits into gems of godliness. Transform jealousies into streams of mutual affection. Reorganize … Continue reading

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Hello, Creatives (writers, artists, photographers and the like)

Are you an art minister to-be? Art ministers take seriously the calling to equip and encourage all kinds of creatives, anywhere, nurturing them artistically and spiritually in community. Visit artfruition.com to find out about the programs. This is my certificate.

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“To me, it’s healing”

My friend said her husband has a bad cough and the doctor found a suspicious looking spot on his lung.  She’s so afraid. That night, as I lay in bed, I asked God for an image that I could paint … Continue reading

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what you can do with bits of paper

There was evening and there was morning.

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Help! Need a Title for this Art

What title would you give this?

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For engineers, writers, housewives, atheists, teachers, nurses, fire fighters, legislators…..

Everyone who is alive is creative. We create solutions to problems, we create answers to questions, we create decisions when faced with options, and on and on. No matter what title we give ourselves, we create. So, with that in … Continue reading

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Dancing in Church

Perichoresis is a Greek word describing the relationship between the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. In John 15:26, Jesus says, “But I will send you the Comforter – the Holy Spirit, the source of all truth. He will come to … Continue reading

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