When Ruins Sing...

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

(Week 21) “Adoration for Discrimination”-Write an adoration about something you abhor. (Writing Assignment)

So here was the writing assignment.  I hope you will tackle it alongside me.  Please share your “adoration”in the comments below. Write an adoration about something you abhor. It was a clever topic. Although it caused you to ponder something negative, I enjoyed using positive language to tackle an injustice. I have found that when […]

(Week 20) Freedom Writers: A Painting Paired with our Pens

During the school year, I have the privilege of journal writing alongside the next generation and God had the perfect crew of co-laborers in mind when HE started this journaling journey!   Meet “The Freedom Scribes”: Katie, Toya, Katie and April We journal write in notebooks each week and I know that if I do […]

(Week 17)”Let the Children Come”

Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Matthew 19:14 NIV Last week, a friend asked if I would paint a picture of the church where her children go to preschool.  The painting would be auctioned off in the […]

My Day 10 of 500 Words: What Does Freedom Mean To You?

“Freedom Writers” is my favorite movie.  I love a true story of hope, life change, unity, reconciliation, love, and freedom. Who doesn’t, right? I have the extreme privilege of journal writing with teenage girls.   This journal writing journey began in 2010 at a local, public middle school.  At first, all I did was sat […]

When Ruins and Royalty Collide

She was born in ruins AND she always wondered WHY? She looked around AND often found she could not see the sky. It made no sense, she sometimes thought, to be here without hope; SO She changed her gaze and looked for days AND THEN she saw the ROPE! She met a Man, a Scarlet […]

WHAT GOOD CAN A LITTLE MORE LOVE DO? A LOT! (still bringing #Catalyst2014 back to my city)

One of my favorite things about Catalyst is that they give a voice to people you may not have heard of, but who are quietly changing the world in the name of Christ, one simple act of kindness at a time! In this case, it is one simple love letter at a time. The girl […]