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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“He who toils in the harvest field of prayer should occasionally pause awhile and refresh himself with a meal of meditation.” Charles Spurgeon We’ve closed the book on the April 2015 A to Z Challenge, and today is dedicated to reflecting on the journey. This has been a hectic month which has brought […]
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“Ick!” my coworker said, glancing at my plastic lunch box. “That thing is dirty!” This really caught me by surprise. I glanced down at my trusty little Igloo lunch container, which I had used for years. It was covered with a layer of grime, since I had frequently cleaned the inside of the container […]
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Stopping to rest is not something I’m particularly good at. I tend to live in “hyper-drive” most of the time, shifting from one task to the other without pausing to reflect – or breathe. Take today, for example. I had extra vacation time at work, and decided to take a few days off while my […]
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It’s a worship leader’s worst nightmare. They carefully pray over the worship service, sing from the bottom of their heart, and then the unthinkable happens: awkward silence. Is the song too new, too modern? Is the congregation still asleep? Is the weather outside having an adverse affect on everyone? But here’s a question for us: […]
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