When Ruins Sing...

Where my faith and creativity collide! A freedom freelancer, prayerful painter and clarion for Christ.

How Do You Define Kingdom Culture? (Diverse Not Divided; Unique We Stand United)

In light of the racial turmoil in our country, I wanted to share a video that is a beautiful reminder of the opportunity we have before us, as The Church, to stand united, yet unique, diverse, yet not divided! We stand shoulder to shoulder, facing outward, to love and serve a lost, lonely and hurting world, not facing inward in […]

Lost Pieces Matter 

God has always been about finding “the one.” He is still in the business of restoration and HE cares deeply about every lost piece of HIS Kingdom!

“What Does Our Hair Smell Like?” February 21

Just a thought: Have you ever been around a lot of smokers, gone home and gone to bed and then woke up the next morning to your hair smelling like you have that “pig pen” cloud around your head.  It is like a smoky halo. Mexican restaurants also tend to leave an aroma in our hair that will linger for […]

“Look up!” February 11

The enemy loves to capitalize on anything that takes our eyes off Christ. He aims to devour, derail, distract, discourage, and depress. BUT CHRIST CAME AND THE VICTORY IS OURS IN HIM… In the name of Jesus, we bind the spirit that comes to devour. The enemy has no power over us: “When the wicked advance against me to devour […]

(Week 6) “Joshua Tree”

So why the Joshua Tree? When I hear something twice in a short amount of time that is unusual to me, I have found it is usually God saying, “Lean in and listen.”  He wants to talk; it is often a bit like a parable and it is always a treasure hunt. Sitting at my daughter’s basketball game, a friend […]

“Door Holder or Door Slammer” February 6

  

“More” February 3

  

(Week 3) God-Colors in Costa Rica

God-colors in Costa Rica (Week 3) “…You’re here to be light, bringing out the God-colors in the world…” Matthew 5:14 MSG “Brilla tus colores de Dios” Mateo 5:14 **For all my subscribers, only half of my blog post saved and posted last week, as I prescheduled it to go live while I was in Costa Rica. So I am trying […]

Rejection Hurts

I am being very transparent about my aching heart and the “art of writing” today. The fact that I am writing about being “rejected as a writer” is kind of ironic.  It is like reverse psychology.  I am choosing to do the very thing the enemy wants to snuff out in me.  One of the differences between the enemy’s condemnation […]

Separation Anxiety Revisited

**I am one of the Co-Editors and contributors on a local city blog http://www.ourcityonahill.net and we have a weekly devotional page called “Soul Food”.  I revisited one of my earlier psalm8110 entries and shared it with our community.  It was a delight to rewrite and add more of what I believe God had been revealing to me lately.  I pray this blesses […]