Life Lessons

Showing a Loving Heart and Mind - Handcrafted with Grace

Showing a Loving Heart and Mind in a Violent World

It is truly disheartening that there is so much violence and hatred in our world today. School shootings, murders and missing children, all the way down to outrageous political scandals and people comparing Christians to the mentally ill, all plague our world with violence or hatred in some form. As a Christian, it can be difficult to stay kind let alone loving towards others. It’s depressing to watch the violence and hatred unfold around you, but… There is Hope! Showing a loving heart and mind in the midst of a violent world doesn’t have to be a obscure and difficult thing to display. Read more…

How Arts and Crafts are pleasing to God

How Arts and Crafts are Pleasing to God.

It took me quite a while to realize it but when I craft or draw or do anything even slightly creative it is actually pleasing to God. Did you know that? Well, it is. That is as long as the project is made out of love and kindness. Sometimes it is simply a beautiful mess that I am making when all the paint, glitter, beads, and pretty paper scraps are scattered all over my crafting table, but it is still pleasing to God because that mess has produced something useful.
So what exactly do I mean that crafts or art or making a colorful mess is pleasing to God? Let me explain… Read more…