in the Potter's Hand

searching for evidence of the Creator's hand

Almost Holy

Have you ever felt inundated, overwhelmed, exhausted and hopeless with all that is expected of you?  There are demands at work and home, on social media and church. Some expectations are good, right. We want to give our best effort,... Continue Reading →


The hope of Easter…

About 2 months before Easter the gal at our church who is in charge of decorating approached me and asked if I’d consider creating some art for Easter. The space she was talking about measures about 42 inches tall and... Continue Reading →

Turning brokenness into action…

This week our pastor began a series on prayer and during the Sunday School hour we prayed corporately–in a large and small groups. It’d been a while since I’d been part of something like this and I forgot how peaceful... Continue Reading →

The Ultimate Game of “Hide-and-Seek”

Who enjoyed playing "hide-and-seek" as a child? Did anyone play "blind man's bluff," "ghost in the graveyard," or "sardines" in your basement or at a youth event? These versions added complexity and suspense to the game because they're played in... Continue Reading →

None of us get here alone…

Photo from Steve May. Life is interesting. We learn so much long after the moment of our choices and interactions have come and gone. We never know when we'll cross paths with someone and what the outcome will be. For... Continue Reading →

Capturing Priceless Moments

His hands…ten tiny fingers grasping at air for the very first time. Small and fragile, this just born child. This baby boy, swaddled in cloth, surrounded by the scent of hay, and the warmth of resting farm animals. The muted... Continue Reading →

Cultivating a Thankful Spirit

As we wind down from the Thanksgiving holiday and prepare for the Christmas season it's easy to get caught up in the hype...  To look at all we don't have and become depressed by our regrets, burdens, struggles, worries, and... Continue Reading →

How did it all start?

The featured image for this blogpost, Hands of Creation, was created by Evelyn Patrick.   I recently visited the Ark in Kentucky with my mom and a friend. It was impressive in scale and in artistic excellence! It also sparked some... Continue Reading →

The Entitlement Fix (an e-course review)

This post is in response to a Connected Families e-course I just completed and wanted to share with you. It was presented by Jim & Lynne Jackson, lasts just over 1 1/2 hours, has a printable workbook, and so many great... Continue Reading →

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