We do not learn from experience … we learn from reflecting on experience.

The Romans named the first month of the year January after Janus, the god of the beginnings and the ends. Janus is depicted with two heads facing in opposite directions. This image of two faces represent the past and the future but also wisdom. This brings to my mind John Dewey’s quote on reflection: ”Continue reading “We do not learn from experience … we learn from reflecting on experience.”

Scripture Engagement Through The Arts

Let’s start 2021 engaging with the scriptures using art. What you will need:* a few sheets of paper* a pen/pencil/eraser* bible No prior art experience required. The artform we will use as we meditate uses simple lines and patterns. We will do some simple drawing exercises, create a toolbox of patterns to create our visualContinue reading “Scripture Engagement Through The Arts”

Advent Art Devotional 2020 – El Roi

The LORD is watching everywhere, keeping his eye on both the evil and the good. Proverbs 15:3 Let me take you back in time to Abraham’s household. Sarai, Abram’s wife remains barren for 10 years after receiving the promise of a child. In this context Sarai yields to a very common practice of concubinage. Hagar,Continue reading “Advent Art Devotional 2020 – El Roi”

Advent Art Devotional 2020 – Jehovah Rohi

The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing. Psalm 23:1 Psalm 23:1-4 1 The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, 3 he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake. 4 Even thoughContinue reading “Advent Art Devotional 2020 – Jehovah Rohi”

Advent Art Devotional 2020 – El Kana

“I will be jealous for My Name is Holy.” Ezekiel 39: 25 Advent is a Latin word meaning “coming”. Jesus is coming, Christmas is coming and Jesus is jealous for you to welcome Him, for your attention, for your heart, for your soul, and for your mind. Jesus is jealous for your good and forContinue reading “Advent Art Devotional 2020 – El Kana”

Advent Art Devotional 2020 – Jehovah ‘Ori

The Lord is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? Psalm 27:1 A little over a year ago, Psalm 27 became an anthem to my family. My niece, just a few days short of 22, was returning from college when she collided and then slipped under the massive wheels of a truck. HerContinue reading “Advent Art Devotional 2020 – Jehovah ‘Ori”

Advent Art Devotional contributors

This year Selah Art would like to share with you Advent Devotionals on the Names of God along with collaborative art created by 4 artists who have attended one or more of the Selah Art Webinars. This project was so much fun to do together with these ladies – each of us designed one visualContinue reading “Advent Art Devotional contributors”