A prophetic song is like a prayer. You know, how when you start praying a prayer you don’t actually know exactly how it’s going to end or what you what you’re going to say in between the “Dear Lord,” and the “amen”? It just sort of happens. A prayer ebbs and flows with the thought… Read More What is a Prophetic Song?
It was an unfamiliar town and new territory. I was staying in Aurora, Colorado at the Ronald Macdonald House. There were such sweet families with so many life altering circumstances and we had become one of those families. With my family member in day treatment, I had gone to buy a few groceries. As I… Read More Remembering the day that Jesus gave me roses…
Have you ever owned a shadowbox? All of my life I have been somewhat fascinated by the feast for the eyes they give. From the one in my great Aunt Redia’s sewing room to many various ones I had seen while growing up in the 1970’s, a time when shadow boxes were more popular. However,… Read More Shadowbox Christmas
God promised Abraham that He would make a nation from his descendants. It took hundreds of years for this to happen but ultimately came to pass and God prepared Moses to bring this family-now nation out of Egyptian bondage. It took ten plagues before a hard hearted Pharoah let the people go. Even then, they… Read More Remembering the Birthday of a Nation
Subscribe 1. Provide lots of art mediums. We exposed our children at an early age to art mediums such as water colors, acrylics, pastel crayons, washable pens, clay, and different types of paper (including the butcher paper with which we covered the dining table!) And thanks to grandparents and friends, at birthdays and Christmas,… Read More 7 Tips for Creating an Artful Home
“Train up a child in the way he should go [teaching him to seek God’s wisdom and will for his abilities and talents], Even when he is old he will not depart from it.” Proverbs 22:6 Favorite Art Mediums: Pastels and Colored Pencils Favorite Subject: Landscapes All images are property of catesMedia. copyright 2017 As… Read More Artful Home: Featured Artist, Ian Cates
Subscribe It’s time for a bit of back porch blogging. It is about 65 degrees, 8:03 pm, and the air is fresh with a new cool front. I love spring! The feel of the cold air and scent of the rain always brings that nostalgic feeling of a season before. By the time you’re 40… Read More Back Porch Blog
Follow my blog with Bloglovin For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans for good and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope.-Jeremiah 29:11 I woke up this morning and started to read in Matthew chapter 1. As I began to read, I wanted to… Read More For I know the plans that I have for you
Not once, but twice this week, we stopped everything, not to “smell the roses” but we took a pause to consider the birds. We were coming home after a wonderful evening of fellowship and a meal with friends. As we rounded a corner to leave her neighborhood, there was this peacock, completely unaware that he… Read More Consider the Birds!
“We can only depend on the all powerful influence of the Spirit of God, whose Divine aid and assistance it becomes us as a Christian people most devoutly to implore. Therefore I move that some minister of the Gospel be requested to attend this Congress every morning during the sessions in order to open the… Read More Elias Boudinot