For me Holy Week is a time of reflection. For the past several weeks I've been struck by the depth of God's love. Love motivated God to create a plan for my redemption. Love was the reason he sent His only son to take my place. Love was why Christ willingly laid down His life. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjhOHs5CdkY … Continue reading Holy Week Theme: Love with No End
As I was pursuing Twitter I found an article by Ann Voskamp about where is God when life seems to fall apart and bad things happen. One thing I've wondered myself sometimes and here from others is why is God letting this happen to me. Why isn't God just fixing the problem so I don't … Continue reading Where’s God?
Posted April 14, 2013. I made this Piggy bank as a gift several years ago. When The Big Guy was a grad student I was able to use the studio in the student center. The studio was run for and by students. The prices were good plus it was convenient. I worked on Piggy for … Continue reading TDZ Retrospective: A Masterpiece
Posted November 27, 2011. The Big Guy and I have an ongoing debate regarding the superiority of dogs over cats. He is one of those who has been duped into believing cats are better than dogs. (I know kind of hard to believe from a guy who's school mascot is a beautiful collie.) Anyway we … Continue reading TDZ Retrospective: Dogs and Cats
love so amazing, so divine, demands my soul, my life, my all. -- Issac Watts What if our response to God was motivated by love and not fear? Instead of being afraid of hell or being zapped by a vengeful distant God, we would be overwhelmed by the depth of God's love. God's righteousness demands … Continue reading TDZ Retrospective: Love Not Fear
Originally posted January 9, 2011. Built between 1672-1695, the Castillo de San Marcos is still an imposing structure. It was built by the Spanish to protect the town of San Augustine. It was constructed from coquina and built in a star shape. Despite numerous assaults and the town changing hands the fortress was never conquered. … Continue reading TDZ Retrospective: Fortress
Originally posted January 16, 2011. I took this shot of the Big Guy or rather his feet. The Big Guy was relaxing after a long day of traveling. As I was editing the picture I remembered a book I discovered during college. The book is Principles of Spiritual Growth by Miles Stanford. One of the … Continue reading TDZ Retrospective: Rest