Stories engage people at every level – not just in their minds but in their emotions, values and imaginations, which are the drivers of real change. -Simon Hodges, https://www.positive.news/2014/perspective/15464/whats-special-storytelling-social-change/, 17th June 2014 Retelling the ‘story’ aids memory – Psychology professor, Dan Johnson, of Washington and Lee University, Stories make effective memory techniques The more you can make somethingContinue reading “Loving on our neighbors – engaging in the Christmas story”
This has been in the making since we moved into this neighborhood (11 months ago). I wanted to know my neighbors and wanted to do something together to make this world better. It had to start with me but it could not be just me or my family. So I began on this mission toContinue reading “Loving on our neighbors -through music and skit”
Here is a doodle that was birthed as a prayer over India. The peacock is India’s national bird. Peacock motifs are widespread in Indian temple architecture, old coinage, textiles and continue to be used in many modern items of art and utility. (Nair, P. Thankappan (1974). “The Peacock Cult in Asia” (PDF). Asian Folklore Studies.Continue reading “Color and Pray”
A couple of days ago I started this doodle on a scrap of paper during a Lectio Divina reading of Psalm 139:13 -16 The media and hearts of many were still buzzing from the shooting incident that took the lives of some in a community and caused terror to many more. One of the membersContinue reading “precious in the eyes of our Creator God”
Here are some of the colored art works from different artists of different age groups Hannah, age 12 from Wales UK ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Nadira, age 8 from Texas, USA ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Aradhya,age 5. Houston TX But this 5-year-old didn’t stop with just coloring. Here is her own doodle/meditative picture on ‘God’s creation’ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Jamie, ageContinue reading “Selah Art: A contemplative coloring book “re-experienced””
“look there is a cross in the middle” – looking at the 3rd ring in the Creation doodle with mountains and seas. Aradhya, age 5 coloring the Creation doodle bit by bit. There is a faith-ing moment right there. me: So what do you think about Jesus and the cross there at creation. kids: Yes. ThatsContinue reading “Selah: Contemplative Coloring”
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