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”

Journey with Jesus (House of Prayer)

Jesus enters Jerusalem amidst all the laurel and praise due to Him. He enters the Temple and is appalled at the place of Meeting (between God and man) changed to a business/trading center. He overthrows  all the money changers’ stalls and tables. (The letter of the law kills but the spirit gives life). Yes theContinue reading “Journey with Jesus (House of Prayer)”

Male and Female, created in the image of God

The word ‘mandala’ comes from a classical Indian language, Sanskrit. A common, loose interpretation of the word is ‘circle’.However a mandala is used in many religious groups for re-entering, focus and connecting with the divine. Here is a mandala that is designed to help one contemplate on who we are. The concentric rings of theContinue reading “Male and Female, created in the image of God”

Color and Pray

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 call to repentance with the hope of forgiveness

The Jewish tradition includes a sound blast of the shofar. The shofar is a call to the people. Here it is a call to repentance. The silhouettes of people in palm branches indicate a cry of ‘Hosanna’. Son of God please ‘save us’. The crown of thorns represents the sacrifice of blood(life) for life. AndContinue reading “A call to repentance with the hope of forgiveness”