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This year’s milestone is one that I would never have asked for. Actually each year, month, week, day, hour, minute, breath….you get the idea. As I start to write this in July for later this year I am concious that this has been in the back of my thoughts more than any other year since […]

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t o m b

As I have processed the Easter season over the last few weeks this image came to mind. I was also challanged by doing an Easter image that didn’t include the “usual” imagery. This is where “t o m b” comes into being. Just as I can’t see baby Jesus at Christmas without seeing the cross, […]

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e m m a n u e l

“God with us” As the celebrations of Christmas become the focus this time of year, I am reminded of some things. Historically and culturally Jesus is not white. I struggle everytime I see white baby Jesus now that I understand this myself. Jesus was Middle Eastern. Historically visual translations of the bible throughout art history […]

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p a s s o v e r

As the series “get us out of here” comes to an end in iso church, I am reminded of how the narrative of the Israelites leaving Egypt talked about over the last few months, has given me fresh insights into “known” scripture. This artwork has developed over the last couple of weeks. Today I’ve been […]

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r e d

This artwork continues the “r e d” series. Started sometime ago, it was never going to be completed in a Sunday church service timeframe. Little of my work without some serious planning and stress can do that. A classic over thinker and over planner coupled with epic procrastinating skills, it’s hard to let go of […]

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m i c h a e l

Each year today comes around. It’s not like I have a choice. They are like the tide. I had been on auto pilot for a lot of the early years after you went home to Jesus, not yet having strategies in place to make anniversaries more doable. The strategies came and these were to distracted […]

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l e t g o

The journey to this work has come from the devotions I’ve read this week, as well as the book of Acts chapter 2 – 4 as I travel through this again, but slower and seeing what images come to mind, and online church. Last week online church was about using what’s in your hand. My […]

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r e f l e c t

This artwork draft comes to life as a response to not just iso church today and the series talking about Moses and the Israelites travel plans. It’s also a heart response to my desire to reflect the Creator of the Universe no matter the trials I may face. It seems simple enough, right? But faced […]

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r e c a l i b r a t e

“What’s in your hand” are the words God asked Moses when Moses tried to convince God he wasn’t the man for the job. He was much older and no longer the man of his youth willing to embrace the vigor of justice by any means. Maybe now he stands before God questioning his life purpose. […]

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a b b a . . . f a t h e r

As I prepared myself emotionally to attend a father’s day online service this morning, I realise it’s one I could easily skip and no one would know. I usually skipped fathers day at church in the past. Too much of that “good dad” feels for someone whose dad didn’t fight for his own. I would […]

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p i e c e

What has shaped you? Which piece of the puzzle is God developing in you through this season? In this season have you stopped to reflect on what you have learned about your shape and how you are being wired? The experiences that we choose for us and those that we could never imagine or ever […]

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w r e c k e d

In the time I have worked in secondary education I have moved away from asking my students what do they want to do when they grow up or when they leave school. Instead the questions are centred around this one question. “What do you see in the world that hits your heart so intensely that […]

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s e e

I just want to speak the name of Jesus, over every heart and mind. Your name is power Your name is healing Your name is life Break every stronghold, shine through every shadow Burn like a fire As these words were sung in online church today, in the song, “I speak Jesus”, and as we […]

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n o i s e

Over the last 2 weeks online church has talked about finding your fit. What are your spiritual gifts? We all have been gifted spiritual gifts, they all look different, but how do you discover them? This image has been a hard one to make. It had been taped to the drafting desk for a week, […]

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