Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Clean Heart!

Here's what's on my desk.
I liked the one on the left so much,
I decided to make another one. 
The second one isn't finished yet.
I'll have to make the flowers brighter. 
This is all in preparation for the
yearly Art in the Park in April.
It's the only time I sell my art!

"Create in me a clean heart O God!" Psalm 51:10

Last week, Luigi and I attended a week long workshop. One of the things the speaker said is that in business we should strive to improve a little everyday. The same is true for our interior life. Another thing he emphasized was "managing by wandering around". You go around your farm, office, business, and observe what is happening, see the actual situation. Then we will see things not in their proper order, not where they should be. 

Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. We can "wander around" our life to see if there are places in need of fixing, patterns of sin we should be aware of, anything that separates us from our Father. Perhaps there are "bitter roots" in our garden that need to be uprooted. Or there may be relationships that need reconciliation. 

Father, show me what displeases You and help me to see with Your eyes how I can tend my soul which will live eternally with You. 



  1. Morning Patsy. Those paintings of the tree are lovely - well done. How true - Lent is indeed the time to be looking at Father God and asking Him how He wants to change us - "from glory unto glory".
    Take care. God bless.
    Margaret #9

  2. Hi Patsy, Love the tree paintings.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog.

    Happy WOYWW
    Sue #18

  3. Those tree paintings are amazing. Good luck with Art in the Park. Sarah #24

  4. I can see why you made more of the same tree... and, Indeed, and one should walk that route using the eyes of the other ( may the scales fall off...) always beautiful art and beautiful thoughts when I visit you Patsy - you emanate calm and healing, very lovely... dxxx#28

  5. I'm amazed that Art in the Park is coming around so quickly, how I wish I could visit! The tree is gorgeous, one of the things I love about your art is that every flower is a different character!

  6. I love the trees, really beautiful! I'm sure they will sell well at Art in the Park.

    Happy WOYWW
    Sharon K #34

  7. The trees look great! Should sell well at the craft show! Love the portrait! Thanks for sharing, Lindart #40

  8. Hi Patsy, thanks for the visit to mine. The Art in the Park show sounds good, I'm sure you will sell lots of your lovely art work. Happy crafty woyww, Angela x 21

  9. Your artwork is lovely as is the message.
    April #37

  10. Beautiful sketch. Creative Blessings! Kelly #42

  11. Beautiful artwork and thoughts there Patsy - thanks for sharing.x Jo

  12. Lovely artwork and beautiful thoughts Tracy #27


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