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

(Week 30) Reflection: The Bridge

Story behind the painting: A friend recently blessed me with notes from her journal. Most of what I am about to share are her words and not mine. She sent me a drawing with a vision and the scriptures as they poured out of her. She felt it somehow brought clarity and great meaning, knowing it was one of her […]

(Week 26) The Best is STILL Yet to Come: Retirement

The story behind the painting: A couple of weeks ago, my oldest son asked if I would paint something. “Mom, I need you to paint a retirement gift for a friend.  I’m expanding your business.  You need to get to work.”  No pressure, right! But seriously, it made my heart sing that my 20 year old son liked my paintings […]

Rise, Shine and Feast

Living Out Loud With Alley & Amanda: My Friend and Author, Toya Poplar, is Guest #23

Wanted to celebrate my beautiful friend and author, Toya Poplar. Check out the links below. Prepare to be inspired and encouraged! GoGod https://www.facebook.com/LivingoutLoudwithAlleyandAmanda/?pnref=story   https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/living-out-loud-alley-amanda/id1044811857?mt=2#episodeGuid=http%3A%2F%2Flivingoutloud.today%2F%3Fp%3D407      

You Make God Smile

God loves us while we are still a mess and longs for us to take His hand for rescue and restoration!  He never asked us to clean up 1st because we can’t! If we could, we would have never needed a Savior.  Today, rest in the fact God delights in you!  And if you haven’t already taken His hand, do […]

Thank You Jesus! Amen

“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 […]

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