Wednesday, December 14, 2011

WOYWW 132: Turn to God

It's been a busy week,
but in spite of all the wrapping,
working on WIPs,
and general tidying up,
here I am, ready with my workdesk,
this early!
I do not know how Julia has managed to 
get me and and so many others
so committed to showing our desks
every Wednesday!

On my desk is a card I finished 
for my pastoral leader in my community.
Her name is Joy and she really lives
up to her name.
I am truly blessed to have her
taking care of me!

And here is my canvas and a drawing of 
a dancing lady. 
I have not placed her yet as I am still
figuring out the other elements in this piece.
The theme is "Delight in the Lord
and He will give you the desires of 
your heart."

I am thinking of someone 
playing a violin, but I do not know
if my drawing skills are up to it!

 And here is my journal for today.
I view God as like our mother and father.
He loves us and wants the best for us.
It is very difficult to envision God
as faithful and compassionate
if we do not have parents who 
always love us no matter what! 

God allows bad things to 
happen to us sometimes,
but it is ALWAYS for our good:
to teach us, to enable us,
to help us become compassionate,
to bring growth, to make us turn to Him...
It is interesting to read Isaiah 45,
because we can never really 
understand the depth and breadth of God
if we do not read and meditate about Him.

Joining the lovely Julia for a 
peek at desks and projects!
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Be blessed!


  1. Love the dancing lady against that art!

  2. I love the dancing lady! So inspiring and are very talented, Patsy!

  3. It said I had to enter a password to leave a comment. I had to leave your blog and return in order to let you know I'm here. Your "JOY" card is truly a joy. So nice it is for a sweet person, too.

  4. Patsy your canvasses and paintings are just stunning.So talented and loving the journal page.
    Happy woyww
    hugs jude10

  5. It must be fun to be able to make such beautiful things!! I know I have said it before but I do love your art.

  6. Good morning; thought I'd pop in to say Hi quickly. Hope you have a fabulous and creative week. Thanks for sharing your creativity with us today. It's important to remember Christ at this time of the year as the world tries hard to distract us from the true reason for celebration.
    Neil #13

  7. Anonymous2:23 PM

    Hi Patsy - I am really enjoying coming over and 'viewing' your art. I love the heart of God behind it. thanks for linking up every week. I look forward to seeing you there. God bless

  8. That card for Joy is just delightful... she will be thrilled to receive such a beautiful piece of work... looks like you have a had a wonderful creative week...xx

  9. I always love a peek at your desk, so much vibrant colour. Your dancing lady is perfection.

  10. Your canvas, card, and journal page are awesome. Thanks for sharing! Have a great week! Happy Holidays! Vickie #35

  11. Happy WOYWW! the canvas - dancing lady is gorgeous!

  12. I like the combination of papers, especially the music, that you've used for Joy's card. The simple flower is the perfect topper too. Hope she likes it!!
    Hugs, LLJ #34 xx

  13. Lovely artwork, every one so colourful. Have a great crafty week! HaPPy WOyWw!
    ((Lyn)) #40

  14. Always love your desk!!
    Have a great creative Wednesday!!

    Hugs Marleen #12

  15. Hi Patsy, a pleasure, as always, to see your desk and what you are working on - love the dancer. Hope you have a lovely WOYWW and a great week ahead. Elizabeth x #66

  16. Just love the beautiful dancing lady, a pleasure to visit your desk, have a safe week, love May x x

  17. Beautiful work as always! Love the dancing lady extra much. She looks like she'll dance her way to the right placement. I LoL'd at your wondering how Julia has us show our desks. I wouldn't let my neighbors see that mess and somehow Julia has me showing the whole world!

    Happy Woyww from #1 :D

  18. Lovely dancer and canvas, can't wait to see where she ends up. ~Happy WOYWW #85 ~Robin Panzer Art Studio 33

  19. Joy's card is beautiful!!

    Happy WOYWW #82

  20. We learn from our Students, I'm sure you are as much a blessing to Joy as she is to you, your art shows that you have a truly beautiful soul,


  21. Hi Patsy!
    Your blog is awesome! I love your paintings and I just ADORE your journal for today!

    Love this post and I am going to follow you now!

    WOYWW #86

  22. You dancing lady looks lovely against that background. However that works out it will be a gorgeous piece.

  23. I am sure Joy will love that card - it's beautiful. Have a good Christmas. x Jo

  24. Such lovely work.

  25. Beautiful work! You are very talented. :)

  26. I wished my desk looked like yours:) Simply Beautiful! The more I have been challenged, the more time I have spent with the Father, building relationship, learning from Him. There are times I wish I could learn without challenges:)

  27. I love looking at your desk each week! You wrote of thinking of God as both Father and a mother. I recently finished a Beth Moore story on the Psalms of Ascent and there is a scripture that speaks of His love being like that of a mother. (I can't recall the reference right now.)

    Thank you for sharing with us each week!


  28. I intended to say a Beth Moore study, not story. :)

  29. Turn to me and be safe-
    Great thought for the day, thank you!
    Glad I stopped by!

  30. You are so lovely and inspiring. I feel so blessed when I see your art and read your blog. It is a breath of fresh air and it makes me feel very grateful. Your art is very lovely. I love the picture of the girl and I'm excited to see you put it all together.
    My desk is so cluttered right now, I have no room to work on anything, probably why I'm not getting anything done. :)
    Have a blessed and wonderful week!
    Merry Christmas!

  31. Anonymous5:57 AM

    Love your art work :)

  32. Hello Patsy,

    What beautiful collages you make. The "JOY" card will be loved by Joy I'm sure.
    There is so much inspiration on your blog!! I love the 2 Timothy collage.

    Thank you for stopping by my blog.


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