Friday, February 08, 2013

Paint Party Friday: Here I Am!

I have been painting a lot these past days.
Here are some of my unfinished canvases,
all piled up on top of my drawers.

 
I drew this on my journal this morning.
"The Lord is my light and my salvation;
whom should I fear?"
Psalm 27:1
Have you ever thought that life is like a dark tunnel?
You do not know what is ahead,
what the future holds!
But God is indeed a light
because when we walk with Him,
we need not be afraid of the dark.
He is a constant presence,
a help, a guide, our strength!

My only son is going to college
next school year.
I am sure He is conscious of
His need for the Lord in 
his new adventure!
Yesterday I read about how Jesus
sent His disciples off on mission,
after they had seen Him perform miracles,
heard Him preach and experienced
His power and compassion.

After we have been nurtured by the Lord,
we too are supposed to be "sent".
Let us always be ready every day
to do our best in our "mission field",
whether it be at home, in the office,
at school.... wherever we are sent!

Every week I choose one wonderful visitor
who leaves a comment
to receive an ATC from me.
I know it takes so much time and effort
to leave a comment
and I appreciate it soooo much!

This week, Random.org chose,
#29, Sandy Leigh,
who is a Downton Abbey fan,
like me!!!!
Thank you for dropping by!
You are appreciated!
Patsy

25 comments:

  1. Gorgeous post, and gorgeous art. You always touch my heart with your wonderful projects you share. It just inspires me again and again and I thank you so much for sharing.
    Blessings to you,
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

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  2. oh how wonderful! Again you brighten up my day! well its night now and hopefully this post will help me from last night! i had a nightmare! Stress i guess. anyhow, I love this post! so comforting knowing that God is with us. Thank you for sharing. Lovely!!!

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  3. Thanks for tve reminder. Yes, no matter how dark is the tunnel, there is light at the end. God will see us through:)

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  4. I am a HUGE Downton Abbey fan! I honestly can't wait to see what's next. You have lots of lovely starts to some wonderful paintings.

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  5. Beautiful ladies, love the soft and delicate pastel colors! ♥ And I'm a huge Dowton Abbey fan, too! :)

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  6. These are all so beautiful! I love their faces...so sweet! Happy PPF!

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  7. Your art is joy:) God joy! - my mission field isn't anyplace grand - it's where I buy my vegetables, the school hallways, soccer sidelines, office space:) But it is where God wants me to bloom riotously! Wishing you a beautiful week:) Thank you for sharing your art - it lightens my heart!

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  8. Wonderful art. And I love Downton too. Happy PPf.

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  9. Love your journal pages, wonderful art and message. HPPF!

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  10. Gorgeous, soft colors! Happy ppf!

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  11. Beautiful paintings as always, and thanks for sharing your inspirations!
    Happy PPF!
    Stephanie

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  12. What lovely paintings. Thank you! Happy PPF!

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  13. Beautiful Girls. Love them all. Love the soft colors on them!!!

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  14. Beautiful paintings as always with great inspirations. Happy PPF, Annette x

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  15. Beautiful paintings, Patsy. I always look forward to seeing how you put scripture with your paintings. What a blessing your blog is!

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  16. wow you have been prolific painter lately-your portraits are so beautiful!!You always share such wonderful inspiration here.Happy PPF!

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  17. Patsy, your girls are truly beautiful! I love the writing you put with them. Oh and yes, I am also a Downton Abbey fan ;0)

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  18. I loved seeing that oile of unfinished canvases as it means we have more of your wonderful work just around the corner...xx

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  19. What a wonderful "bunch" of ladies you have there. That verse from Isaiah has been on my heart and mind a lot lately - I think too often my response to God has been "here they are - send them" - but he is at work in me! HPPF

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  20. So many beautiful ladies...and I bet their spirits are beautiful too. What a blessing!

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  21. I love looking at your wonderful works :) Thanks for always inspiring us :)

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  22. A lot of lovely faces and paintings on the go!

    Good luck to your son in college.

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  23. Wonderful colors, art and message. The images are so beautiful. Fab job, my friend! Thanks for blessing us with your artwork at Word Art Wednesday this week. Hugs, always!

    JO ANN
    http://jatterburycreations.blogspot.com

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  24. I love the sewing of seeds. . . we are talking about the harvest in church. Beautiful pics. Blessings, Janet PPF

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