Such Great Love

“One of the Pharisees invited Jesus to a meal.  When he arrived at the Pharisee’s house and took his place at table, a woman came in, who had a bad name in town.  She had heard he was dining with the Pharisee and had brought with her … Continue readingSuch Great Love

Sparrow

A story of God delighting in delighting us. A couple months ago I was on retreat at the local monastery.  I brought my paints, and intended to do a lot of painting while I was there, but I couldn’t think of anything to paint.  I was in … Continue readingSparrow

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Into the Mystery

The best reflection I’ve ever heard on what’s going on when we’re seeking Jesus in prayer and he seems to be absent is that rather than disappearing away from us, he’s moving deeper inside our hearts. So far from abandoning us, he’s inviting us deeper. … Continue readingInto the Mystery

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Dancing in the Mystery

“Be present to mystery,” someone said to me once.  In reference to my human need to know what God’s up to in my life and to be in control.  But being present to mystery means letting go of all of that and just being present to him.  Those … Continue readingDancing in the Mystery

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He Delights in You

Jesus stops and sees you. Everything in your heart is in plain sight—the stuff you’re passionate about, what you love, what you’re ashamed of, what you hate. But what he sees is just you. He sees you, he’s captivated, and he stops to just delight … Continue readingHe Delights in You

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Come to Me

I won’t say much about this painting. It’s based on the finale of the most recent Chosen season. I’ll let the episode and the gospel speak for themselves. “Come to me—you, weary and heavy laden. I will give you rest.” BUY PRINT

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He Surrendered

“During his life on earth, he offered up prayer and entreaty, aloud and in silent tears, to the one who had the power to save him out of death, and he submitted so humbly that his prayer was heard.  Although he was son, he learned to … Continue readingHe Surrendered

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