Category Archives: General

It will always be there

BayArt - New Perspective on Life

#itwillalwaysbethere   “Heaven and earth will disappear, but my words will never disappear.” (‭Matthew‬ ‭24‬:‭35‬ NLT) Remember a few years ago when a tsunami hit the Thailand area? This Christmas it seems many people forgot about that. Life goes on. People remember it but appears to hold no real significance in their lives. Jesus was…

The Knowing Calm of Grace

It’s amazing how good we are when we’re “on.” We flow with an energy and ease, reminiscent of two old dancers. Two hearts in sync – without question – without retort. Simple gestures. Small moments. A helping hand. A guiding force. So simplistic. Ever so fleeting. Muddied by history and torment. Smothered by a sea of emotions. Left…

… and the night quiets now

BayArt - New Perspective on Life

it is in a word, a phrase, expressed in silence when suddenly out loud, speaks to reality, speaks enough for one to hear, to listen, to wait for that moment, a suggestion of clarity, caught in a night sky, when only alone one might listen to the gentle breeze, a calm reminder of a life…

Significant

BayArt - New Perspective on Life

#significant   “For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will be called: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” (‭Isaiah‬ ‭9‬:‭6‬ NLT) In a time of great darkness, God promised to send a light who would shine on…

Paradise in my Mother’s Eyes

Paradise is found on the others side of this feeling. Swimming in the tears. Hidden behind a veil of chaos and confusion. Paradise lost. Paradise found. Whispering caresses of promise and peace. Paradise stolen. Or was it given away? Perception or deception? Intermingling manipulation – vining and intertwining – digging in and rooting deep. The…

Born again

BayArt - New Perspective on Life

#bornagain And while they were there, the time came for her baby to be born. She gave birth to her first child, a son. She wrapped him snugly in strips of cloth and laid him in a manger, because there was no lodging available for them. (‭Luke‬ ‭2‬:‭6-7 NLT) Strips of cloth were used to…