Convergence

I created this digital abstract art piece for my first PTSD workshop in a 5 part series through Psalms 102 ministries. As I teach and preach, I incorporate my own art work as illustrations. If you give God your trauma, He can reconnect the pieces of your broken life, create meaning out of your tragedy,Continue reading “Convergence”

PTSD Diagnosis and Recovery: A Personal and Spiritual Perspective Part 4

This is part 4 of a 5 part series on PTSD. The page to the series can be found here: PTSD series. Part 4 addresses healing and recovery as it relates to accountability; self-image and self-esteem; learning to trust God; learning to trust others; connecting to self and others; letting go and grieving; intimacy withContinue reading “PTSD Diagnosis and Recovery: A Personal and Spiritual Perspective Part 4”

Overcoming and Truth

Above, are three stages of one art piece shown as digital images with the most recent stage at the top and the oldest at the bottom. Truth and Possibilities were taken with my phone whereas Overcoming was scanned. I added the word Truth digitally to the Truth image. I did tweak the color just aContinue reading “Overcoming and Truth”

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”

Divine Order

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”

If I were a landscape

If I were a landscape, there would be a lot to take in; it might seem to be confusing at first and even a bit bewildering. There would be odd juxtapositions in the landscape; things you wouldn’t expect to go together and even contradictions. There would be a complex cityscape intermingled with a vast expanseContinue reading “If I were a landscape”