Freedom in Worship: Jesus We Love You

A few years ago, I heard a worship leader spontaneously say worship can be compared to writing a love letter to God; singing pre-composed lyrics and the main melody can be lovely, like giving a beautiful greeting card to the one you love. But adding your own variations within the song– by humming, making up phrases of thanksgiving or praise, or singing your own little prayer that mingles with songs of […]

Plein Air Pause

“And midway through class, is it okay if I take the children outside for a plein air pause?” Can’t you just hear the silence? What an enchanting way to redirect activities during an art class. Gina always makes me ponder the depths of things. My friend Gina is teaching art […]

An Encouraging Word

What a fantastic idea my friend had! Our church’s most recent art exhibit was a special show by artists under 25 years old. The exhibit was called “Cultivation Generation,” the subject being the future of our faith… the newest generation of believers. During the art exhibit, a friend of mine […]