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leave to the Lord Jesus

“How would the great work of sanctification go on in a man if he had no trial? Trouble is often the only fire which will burn away the dross that clings to our hearts.

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#FineArtFriday: Albert Bierstadt, The Rocky Mountains, Landers Peak 1860

When I sit down to write, my work is usually fiction. Even so, I want my work to have authenticity, although I might never have experienced what I am writing about. 513 more words


Don't Domesticate Your Faith

Over the next couple of months God thru the Arts will be hosting a series of posts by guest bloggers as I again participate in our annual Summer Blog Tour. 980 more words


Hudson River School

Albert Bierstadt, Among the Sierra Nevada Mountains, California, 1868

I chose this painting from the second generation of Hudson River School artists because it reminded me vividly of a mental haven I created in my own favorite place in nature when I was a very young child. 311 more words

The moon is mine

I have a compact to commune
A monthly midnight with the Moon;
Into its face I stare and stare,
And find sweet understanding there.

As quiet as a toad I sit…

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A Portrait of America

By Jack Feldman

On a beautiful day in D.C., a group of Drake students including myself decided to see what the National Portrait Gallery had to offer. 486 more words

Day 9 Of DrakeinDC