Bear with me here as I try to express that for which words are woefully inadequate One of my passions is jigsaw puzzles, puzzles of scenery, waterfalls, unusual architecture, sunrises, sunsets, aurora borealis, animals, trails, parks, paintings, cathedrals: man's attempt to recreate or capture that which God draws and paints with His fingers on a … Continue reading The Audacity of Beauty
I was nothing, a zero, the least likely to succeed at anything. I was the ugliest, dumbest thing God ever created. I was lower than the earth, worth less than a grub to eaten by birds. There was nothing about me that anyone would desire. Hear the cry of the masses: "I'm too fat." "I'm … Continue reading What Color Is Love?
I've been reading a number of posts on other sites lately that leave me disappointed and fighting discouragement. There seems to be a large number of people who had faith in God/Jesus at one time and now feel that it is all a lie, and that there are no true Christians in the world. I … Continue reading What Is A Christian?
This is a pocket made of construction paper. The children will glue the praying hands to the outside and put the open hands (Jesus's hands) on the inside. The Bible verse Phil. 4:6 will be printed on the outside. It reads: "Be careful for nothing, but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving … Continue reading The Empty Tomb Prayer Lesson
He was a sad, homely man With no redeeming physical features The hungry, the sick, the lame, and handicapped, All followed him to receive whatever he could give; He fed the hungry, healed the sick, cured the lame and infirm, and gave sanity to the insane. He even raised the dead! All of his worldly … Continue reading The Sad and Homely Man