The privilege of gratitude

Gratitude is a positive response shown by the recipient of generosity, towards the giver (Wikipedia). Several studies on gratitude have noted the positive impact on an individual’s well being. One of the key findings in the process of observing gratitude is that people not only acknowledge the goodness in their lives but also recognize thatContinue reading “The privilege of gratitude”

Equal!?

A few weeks ago I found myself with a few other women searching for a theme for an event. We looked at this year’s  International Women’s Day theme – Gender Equality. There was an uncomfortable silence.  And we moved on to another topic. Gender equality, is it something only feminists desire? I am not aContinue reading “Equal!?”

Daniel 2

King Nebuchadnezzar II was a powerful, irrational and highly emotional king.  The book of Daniel chapter 2 records his frustration over a troublesome dream he had. He doesn’t remember his dream and is determined to know what it means. His fortunetellers, magicians, and enchanters are brought in for this task. Their responses recorded in versesContinue reading “Daniel 2”

Daniel 1

The book of Daniel in the Bible starts with captivity. This captivity and conquest was prophesied so Daniel probably remembered the words of the prophets as he was being led away from his land and people. However,  because of his youth and intellect, he was enslaved to serve the king. He was enslaved to serveContinue reading “Daniel 1”

Selah Art goes to Manila!!

Earlier this year I was invited to attend a Global Workplace conference in Manila. I was given the opportunity to share a little about Selah Art and Art Responses. As you may already know Selah Art is the meditative line of Art Responses. Here are some pictures of a presentation to people representing 7 differentContinue reading “Selah Art goes to Manila!!”

a precious drop

Lately I have been paying a lot of attention to water. I have been reading the book of John and I have been drawn to the significance of flowing or living waters and stagnant waters. With the onset of rains where I currently reside, everything around us has sprung top life. The dry cracked groundContinue reading “a precious drop”

Earth Day 2019

April 22nd is observed as ‘Earth Day’. But really everyday is earth day since creation! (Gen 1:28-31). Here you see an image with concentric circles displaying the created beings with the 7th ring being clear to depict ‘rest’. What follows is a flower pattern representing the petals of flower to show a bloom. God indeedContinue reading “Earth Day 2019”

Journey with Jesus : Ratified

In biblical times covenants were made and sealed or ratified with an animal sacrifice.  The two parties come together and make an agreement. The animal sacrifice was a ritual reminder of the consequences to breaking an oath/agreement. God also makes a covenant with man (humankind). The very first of covenants between God and man wasContinue reading “Journey with Jesus : Ratified”