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Snowy Good Friday…a reflection 


People ask me all the time where my inspiration comes from and it can be the simplest thing…today on this Good Friday it was the snow. 


I was reminded that Jesus died for my sins on a cross in a most cruel manner spilling his blood, giving his life for me. Let me tell you most sincerely that “I” didn’t deserve it and honestly there’s been times in my life that I didn’t want it. I didn’t want the son of God’s blood on my hands. I didn’t want to be the source of his suffering. But most of all I didn’t want to let HIM down again by screwing up. 

But here’s the thing. Jesus didn’t stay dead. It wasn’t in vain. It wasn’t death and that’s it. He conquered death, He washed sin away so that I could know Him, have a relationship with Him, walk my life with Him. You can’t do that with a dead man only one that’s truly Alive. God knows that I’m not perfect, He knows that the whole “Free Will” thing will still get me into trouble. But my mistakes aren’t the end. He gave up His life for me out of love not to abandon me when I screw up next, but to help show me a better way. This overwhelming Love and True Forgiveness is what makes me so Thankful that He remembered ME. While he hung there dying in pain on that cross WE were in His thoughts, in His heart. WE were why He died and I thank Him for it. 

In a world where true unconditional love seems like a fairy tale it’s hard to accept, but my life is testimony that it exists. He took my brokeness like these stain glass pieces and He put me back together, He washed my sins white as snow and made ME a new creation, a wonderful made piece of Art that Hopefully like light through glass will reflect His Love to others and for that reason I will gladly and humbly accept His Blood on my Hands ❤

Happy Easter

#1 of Life Simplified


*Gasp* I haven’t posted for a few days!

Hubby and I went away camping in Banff for the long weekend. Much needed R&R/alone time was had.

Although, as is standard with my luck, it rained and snowed. Yes, you did read that right.

Regardless of what you’ve heard, love alone won’t keep you warm at night. Well at least not in a tent, during said rain and snow without some good blankets and sleeping bags. Aside from the chilliness, it was quite enjoyable.

Anyway, the whole reason I was posting wasn’t to tell you about my weekend but to show you the first finished installment in the “Life Simplified” series. I was racking my brain over what to title each of the pieces and I realized that I’m doing a series called “Life Simplified” so I should focus on the basics. Since the series involves couples, the basics should be relational.

So what’s one of the major needs in a relationship? To make it easier for my female readership (who will instinctively say something more metaphysical) I’ll give you a hint. What would your man “honestly” answer? Yup, you guessed it. I’m starting the ball rolling with sex! Continue reading

So Tired.


Today was a long day at work and I didn’t feel like creating anything very complex, colorful or time consuming.

Instead, I went for a simple noise reduced, black and white piece.
I’ve called it: “Quiet snowfall”

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