This (above) is my disaster that ended up showing promise. I was working on something else in the art studio today. This was just an afterthought. It was beckoning me somehow. I dont work on it often, and lately, it seems I only add a bit here or there after I get done with somethingContinue reading “Art Process: When Disaster Shows Promise and When Promise Turns to Disaster”
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This is made with tissue paper and oil pastels. It was fun to make!
Never Give Up
This painting titled “Never Give Up” only took a day or two to finish. This is an example of what I call my “emotional landscape art.” Its art I make just for fun, or to de-stress, or express feelings with no particular objective in mind. These “emotional landscape” art pieces are made intuitively and spontaneously.Continue reading “Never Give Up”
Psalms 102 Ministries: PTSD Diagnosis and Recovery from a Personal and Spiritual Perspective, Part 1
This is Part 1 of a 5 part series on PTSD. The page to the series can be found here: PTSD series. Part 2 will be on August 6, 2022. In this video, I talk about the diagnostic features of PTSD according to the DSM 5. I also share my personal testimony of trauma andContinue reading “Psalms 102 Ministries: PTSD Diagnosis and Recovery from a Personal and Spiritual Perspective, Part 1”
Psalms 102 Ministries: Coping with Depression
This workshop is about depression. In this workshop you will learn some statistics related to depression; the symptoms of depression and how it is how it is clinically diagnosed according to the DSM 5; some examples of depressed characters in the bible; encouraging scriptures to encourage you if you suffer from depression; thinking distortions whichContinue reading “Psalms 102 Ministries: Coping with Depression”
Psalms 102 Ministries: Trusting God in the Mess
Psalms 102 Ministries Workshop. Spiritual Warfare with a New Heart: Addressing Battle Fatigue.
Door of Hope
There may be updates to this later as God speaks to me more about it. I’m kind of tempted to do more digital work. This is a mixed media collage. Digitally, I just did did auto color adjustment and enhanced the contrast. I added the “Juno” filter from Instagram. It might be fun to doContinue reading “Door of Hope”
Crossing the Jordan
I see us crossing from a place of hopelessness and despair to a place of promise; a place of answered prayers; a place of victory. We are crossing from a barren, empty place of affliction and bondage to a place of freedom, bounty, and fruitfulness. After I made this spontaneous art piece I noticed theContinue reading “Crossing the Jordan”
About the art: I made two new collages yesterday and the day before when I did collage with my art therapy groups (the first one is above and the second one is below further down in the reading.) I needed to show the patients how to put the collage pieces on and how they couldContinue reading “Divine Order”