Monday, May 27, 2013

He Looks at Us with Love!

My family and I have been rather busy gallivanting.
Last week, we went to Singapore,
(19 of us!), and had a nice time in Universal Studios,
Marina Bay, Orchards Road, etc.
Then 2 days after we arrived,
we went to
Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar.

A picture perfect place full of transplanted houses.

We brought filipiniana costumes and had fun
taking pictures.

So we had a summer packed full of activities,
and my son said he did not have time to
plan activities with his other friends.


I can imagine Jesus looking on,
and loving us, just as He did in Mark 10:21.
This is the story of the rich young man
who asked Jesus, "What must I do to inherit eternal life?"
And when Jesus told him about the commandments,
and the young man said, "I have done this all!",
Jesus looked at him with love.

Jesus looks at us with love too,
even when he sees our weaknesses and faults.
Because He also sees the good things we do.
He sees the time we spend in prayer, 
the money we give to the poor,
how committed we are to our brothers and sisters in community.
He sees more than we see.

He sees our potential.
He sees what we can become.
He sees the gifts He gave us lying dormant, ready to be used.
He sees that if we only partner with Him,
nothing is impossible!

After all, we are made in His image!
"In His own image, He created them." Sirach 17:1


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
#37, Bluebeard and Elizabeth of Altered Book Lover.
Elizabeth is soooo generous with her
amazingly detailed tutorials!
I think I shall make her an ATC with a
rocking horse to add to her collection!


Sometimes I put on my best pajamas 
and join these great parties! 





Blessings,
Patsy



9 comments:

  1. Thank you for this beautiful reminder that Jesus looks at me with love!

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  2. that sounds like such a fun and wonderful
    trip! thank you for the lovely paintings.

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  3. Beautiful post & pictures. Thank you for the reminder that He sees dormant gifts waiting to be used for His glory. May we be faithful to fan the gifts that He has placed in us! Thank you for sharing. I visited from Hear It, Use it :)

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  4. I am so thankful that Jesus looks at me with love.... thank you for sharing this sweet thought. :)

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  5. looking on us with Love.

    breathless, i am. <3

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  6. Patsy--we're neighbors at Finding Heaven today. Your post and your paintings are a delight--I'm still smiling.

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  7. Hullo Patsy how wonderful that Elizabeth won your atc and think a rocking horse is just the thing!! love this post thanks for sharing and popping over too, Shaz in Oz.x

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  8. What a blessings, Patsy - thanks so much for letting us all take a peek into your life. Your posts and art are always SO inspiring. I'm SO blessed that you share your art in our challenges!
    Blessings,
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

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  9. What beautiful artwork. Thanks so much for the reminder of how much the Lord loves us. Thanks for sharing with us at Word Art Wednesday.

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