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

(Week 8) 5 Lessons I Learned in Prison: Butterflies and Barbed Wire

  5 Lessons I learned in Prison: Butterflies and Barbed Wire   “…All through these difficult days I keep hoping, waiting for the final change—for resurrection…” (Job 14, MSG) Many would call prison a tomb, a dirty pit, a bone collector, a trough for the troubled, or a cell for the shameful. I experienced something different. Why, you may ask, […]

“No Shortcuts” February 13

  

(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 […]

(Week 1) “The Fruit of Freedom: 2016 Is My 9th Year of Freedom”

#BreakthroughOrBust2016 I listed my blogging goals for 2016 in the post, “Be Alert! Be Present! I’m about to do something BRAND NEW!” This is the first full week of 2016 and this is post #1 of 52 for 2016. Below is painting #1 of 52 for 2016: THE FRUIT OF FREEDOM I am a number girl; so I did a […]

My Day 14 of 500 Words: To The Angry Podcast Man(APM)

I love to listen to podcasts.  In fact I am doing this writing challenge primarily because of The Portfolio Life with Jeff Goins. I suspect most people doing #my500words are as well. I am constantly searching for creative or writing podcasts to listen to while running, and I stumbled upon one yesterday that truly made me sad.  I am not […]

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 in the parking lot and […]

April 20, 2015 Word Picture

” When Jesus entered…HE began to drive out…” Luke 19:45 Christ’s presence ALWAYS drives something out.   What is HE driving out, now that HE’s in?  Let HIM! God brought the Israelites out of Egypt but EGYPT still had to be “driven out of them”!   ***It is hard to live free  When all we know is slavery! BUT  “if […]

8 is the Number of New Beginnings

New Year’s Eve 2014 marked the completion of 7 years of freedom for me! January 1, 2015 marks the first day of year 8. 8 is the number of new birth or new beginnings and I am eagerly anticipating the next era of adventure Jesus has in store for the 2 of us! I am currently doing a “year end […]

OverWELLmed (this is not misspelled)-Walk with me TO THE WELL

These pictures were taken on a mission trip to Uganda in 2013.  I traveled with Jesus and the staff of Passion Partners, the global missions organization of Her Passion ministries, founded by Candice Moore (formerly Candice Ashburn).   These photographs are relevant to this post because we are actually walking to the town well, and this blog update is the […]

BETH MOORE-MEMPHIS-“THE OTHER SIDE”

Disclaimer: the lovely picture included is not from Memphis, but from an Atlanta Beth Moore Conference:) It just makes me smile, so I decided to include my up close and personal with Beth (or her poster:) I was in Memphis this past weekend with one of my Jesus Freak friends. She and I have been to several Beth Moore Conferences […]