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

A Picture Paints a Thousand Words (Week 40)

**A Picture Paints a Thousand Words! When prayer, paint and pencils dance:

Kairos: Listen, Listen, Love, Love (Week 39)

Kairos Inside is a ministry whose mission is to develop a Christian community inside prisons. The Kairos Inside program brings positive and negative leaders together, in both male and female institutions, for a 3 ½ day Weekend led by same gender Kairos volunteers. The Weekend is based on: • A series of talks, • Discussions, • Chapel meditations, and • […]

Compassion: Compass + Passion (Week 38)

Story behind the painting: This weeks painting is a poster I painted for a Kairos walk. Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc. (Kairos) is a Christian faith based ministry which addresses the spiritual needs of incarcerated men, women, youth, and their families. By sharing the love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ, Kairos hopes to change hearts, transform lives and impact the […]

(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, […]

(Week 2) Carrying the GOOD NEWS to Costa Rica: What are we CARRYING in our Oxcart?

I am headed to Costa Rica on a mission trip soon.  I chose the “Costa Rican Oxcart” as the theme of this weeks painting for several reasons: 1: Oxcarts are vessels and they CARRY.  I am a vessel and I CARRY.   “We now have this light shining in our hearts, but we ourselves are like fragile clay jars (oxcarts) containing (CARRYING) this […]