100 symbols of Christ

I have decided to join the 100 day project this year by drawing 100 symbols of Christ. One image a day that represents him in some way as to his roles, mission, nature and life. I am doing this for 3 main reasons. 1) To practice drawing everyday. I have decided that the basis of…

All’s right with the world.

“God’s in his heaven, All’s right with the world.” – Robert Browning The headlines would tell us otherwise. That the world is falling apart. That there is corruption everywhere, that our nation is showing its moral decay in the choices for our two presidential candidates.  That sin is running rampant in all of its many…

He Touched Her Hand and the Fever Left Her.

Recently I was introduced to an old book called Christ in the Fine Arts. An Anthology of Pictures, Poetry, Music, and Stories Centering in the Life of Christ.  What a feast for the soul. I have been introduced to artwork I never knew about, beautiful poetry, thoughts and music lyrics that have warmed my heart…

Obtaining Revelation During the Sacrament

The sacrament is also a time for Heavenly Father to teach us about the Atonement of His Beloved Son—our Savior, Jesus Christ—and for us to receive revelation about it. It is a time to “knock, and it shall be opened unto you,” to request and to receive this knowledge. It is time for us to reverently…

Becoming Like Him

Until we are confronted with a situation that requires a Christ like response, there is no real “test” to our emulating His character.

One by One

The other day I had the opportunity to go visit another ward for a church assignment. As the sacrament was being passed I watched the priesthood brethren give the sacrament to the members of the ward one at a time.  I started pondering how significant that was. Surely there was a better, more efficient or…

Discovering My Story

I am one of those people that love the start of a new year. I automatically start thinking about all the ways that I would like to improve myself. What do I want to learn about? What habits do I need to change? Where do I want to be at the end of the year?…