Friday, February 24, 2012

Paint Party Friday: Am I a Light to Others?

On my desk today
is a pile of works in progress.
This one is for a nice, very patient lady.
It is on thick sketchbook paper which I 
put wall putty on.
The verse for this work is from Isaiah 6:3
and I am planning to make lots of colorful 
flowers and insects and animals,
because the verse is about 
how the whole earth is full of God's glory.

Another work in progress.
This time for my niece,
Peggy's daughter, who enlisted me to help
with her Fine Arts thesis entitled:
"Fractals and Patterns from Seashells
Applied as Graphic Elements".
What??? 
Anyway, she is making a pattern book
from designs from seashells.
We have lots of beautiful seashells
here in the Philippines!
I had a rubber stamp made from 
one of the designs
and am using it in this piece.
Looks Hawaiian!!!

On my journal, advice from the prophet Isaiah:
"This is the fasting I wish:
setting free the oppressed, 
breaking every yoke,
sharing your bread with the hungry."

It is the 3rd day into Lent
and I've been reading blogposts
about what bloggers are giving up for Lent.
It's great to go hungry,
if it will lead us to hunger more for God! 

 But let's not forget that 
God does not need our sacrifices
if it makes us focus on ourselves
and our concerns.

John the Baptist did no miracle,
but Jesus said that among those
born of women, 
there had not appeared greater than he.
John's main business was 
to bear witness to the light...

and one of the ways we can do that is 
by being a light to others!

Linking with 
Blessings,
Patsy


45 comments:

  1. haha... oh my goodness, you link to a lot of blogs!!! And Yes... you are a light to others!
    God bless,
    Renee
    xoxo

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  3. Indeed you are a light Patsy. Love your new works. Happy PPF. :-)(sorry for the delete..had to fix a mispell.)

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  4. Wonderful! Love how you use art to please the Lord!!

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  5. "But let's not forget that
    God does not need our sacrifices
    if it makes us focus on ourselves
    and our concerns." This is so true...

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  6. Very nice - I especially like the bearing witness to the light lady in red.
    Rinda

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  7. Ladies look great! Love their hands. :)

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  8. Loving your WIP's. Happy PPF and enjoy the weekend, Annette x

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  9. No doubt you are light to others, Patsy!!

    Spanish Pinay

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  10. Wow Patsy, what beautiful art you do! I am finding all kinds of blogs which show so much of God's goodness! So glad you stopped by my blog and I came to see yours! Beautiful work!

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  11. Such beautiful work...and I appreciate that entry in your journal about the fast the Lord has chosen! Yes, it is blessed to have a greater hunger and thirst for God! Thanks for sharing today.

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  12. These are so uplifting. Just lovely.

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  13. Wonderful WIPs and great journal pages! You are so devoted.

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  14. I love your pile of arts!!!
    Beautiful pieces this week...
    Happy PPF!
    Sheri Cook/Happy Horse Studio

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  15. The light shines. Your art is wonderful.
    Nicole/Beadwright

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  16. Great WIPs! The one in green has a feeling of Klimt. Very enjoyable post, thanks for sharing!

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  17. You are most definitely a light to others. Your art is always so uplifting.

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  18. Lovely works of art in progress, I imagine that there will be some very happy people on the other end of that. Happy Paint Party Friday #6 ~Robin Panzer Art Studio 33

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  19. So much wonderful art here!!! Love your words and your painting!

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  20. You have some really cool pieces going! Thanks for sharing your heart through your art...so beautiful.

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  21. Hi Patsy, what beautiful work you do. Your light shines brightly through this blog. Thanks for all that you share and for linking this to Scripture Thursday. ~ Abby

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  22. Beautiful images.
    Especially like the first. :)
    Looking forward to the addition of little creatures/creations. :)
    ♥♥♥
    Happy PPF!!
    Mary
    Mixed-Media Map Art

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  23. Lovely, thank you so much for sharing! <3

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  24. Your art is really lovely! So much going on and all so beautiful!

    Happy PPF!

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  25. oh happy desk and great color everywhere!!!

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  26. Your art is stunning! Thanks!

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  27. Patsy, you really continue to amaze me with your wonderful pieces of art and journal pages. Beautiful. I love the first one alot. Very nice. Happy PPF! :)

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  28. oh wow!!!! you are light in every way!!! wonderful work!!!!

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  29. You are certainly a light to others. Your work is so beautiful and inspiring. Thank you!

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  30. How neat to make a stamp from shells! I love seashells... though you don't see many of them around here! lol (Nebraska) I love the glow of the lantern. Beautiful work Patsy! :)

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  31. Each piece is so inspiring - and I am intrigued by your niece's thesis - I'll bet the patterns are beautiful (wish we could get a sneak peek of her work too!)

    Blessings!

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  32. Lots of beautiful work to see here! Valerie

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  33. Love your art work .A very lovely place to be inspired and touched by a warm light of sunshine.Thanks for sharing your lovely work with us and your tutorials. I may give the flower collage a go sometime this Spring.

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  34. Beautiful artwork, I've enjoyed scrolling through. You are blessed with an amazing talent!

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  35. What amazing work you do! Love this.

    xox

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  36. Your paintings are always so beautiful, Patsy. I really like them, they are full of soul.

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  37. Oh my, your art is gorgeous. Love that the girl shining her light is dressed in red. It takes boldness to be a light and to speak truth which so many these days view as intolerant. I couldn't agree more with what you shared here.
    Stopping by via Abby's Scripture Thursday. Thank you for sharing.
    Much love!

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  38. that is a great question for any life, regardless of belief...am i a light to others...happy PPF!

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  39. Your light continues to shine through your beautiful art work.
    Blessings,
    Charlotte

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  40. These are SO beautiful!! I want one of everything. :)

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  41. I see your light shining in your colorful paintings. Happy PPF a few days late! Helen @ Natures Walk

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I am so glad you dropped by! You are a blessing!
:^) Patsy