Butterfly Joy

“Happiness is like a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne Over Spring Break our family visited The Butterfly Palace in Branson, Missouri. How incredible it was to learn about how much these delicate creatures can accomplish in the […]

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“The Angelus”, Work, and Worship

The Angelus – Jean-Francois Millet, 1859     A picture is worth a thousand words, and just like musical expressions of praise, paintings can often inspire us to worship.  One such painting is The Angelus, a beautiful depiction of the inseparable relationship between worship and our daily tasks.     Max Lucado wrote the following about this […]

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Y – Yellow Paradox

    Color adds so much more to our world than mere beauty… it enhances the meaning and truth within everything it touches.  Have you ever thought of the rich, eternal conflict which lies within each color?  In order to capture the conflict and tension buried deep within the color yellow, I used a diamante […]

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P – The Philosophical Perspective on Love & Death in “Collateral Beauty”

  “You’ve been given a gift, this profound connection to everything. Just look for it, and I promise you it’s there, the collateral beauty.” – Madeleine, “Collateral Beauty” Movies often entertain, but every so often you will come across a film which really makes you think.  If you’re a poetic soul who loves to ponder […]

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