I Went Up For Prayer

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I don’t know if anyone can relate but … I don’t like going up for prayer when they do that whole “come up for prayer” at the end of the sermon thing. Pride? eh … maybe. Self-conscious? eh … probably. Self-sufficiency … totally. I can pray for myself thank-you-very-much. For whatever reasons, “going up for prayer” isn’t something I jump … Read More

RandyI Went Up For Prayer

Honoring Mrs. Pierson – My Guest Post On DrKathyKoch.Com

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Today I wrote a guest blog post for Dr. Kathy Koch titled, “Embrace The Imperfect Student – A “No More Perfect Kids” Reflection.” I was honored by Dr. Kathy for the opportunity to honor one of my favorite teachers, Mrs. Pierson! A quote from my post: The one thing that kept me from losing heart, and giving up, in the … Read More

RandyHonoring Mrs. Pierson – My Guest Post On DrKathyKoch.Com

Tree Of Life 1-3: Complete Series – (Drawing)

"Tree Of Life #3" - inks on Strathmore 140 lbs Mixed Media paper - 6x8 inches.

Out of the ground the Lord God caused to grow every tree that is pleasing to the sight and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden; and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. – Genesis 2:9 Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord. And whose trust is the … Read More

RandyTree Of Life 1-3: Complete Series – (Drawing)

Jesus Wants A Bride Not A Maid

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Cross-posted on the Grace Church Website — Jesus Wants a Bride, Not a Maid Pastor Clark said something at church I have heard in various forms over the years but appreciated his direct and succinct way of putting it: Jesus did not die on the cross to make your life more complicated. … Jesus wants a Bride, not a maid. … Read More

RandyJesus Wants A Bride Not A Maid

Throwing Off False Shackles And Soar

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In 2005 when I was in counseling for PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) my counselor was not a Christian. How I ended up in his office is an amazing story that I can share another time but his expertise was in helping trauma victims.  And while he was not a Christian, he respected my faith and beliefs.  He allowed me … Read More

RandyThrowing Off False Shackles And Soar

Happy Valentine’s Day – From Your Single Friend

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all men will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another. John 13:34-35 NASB For the past few years, on Valentine’s Day, I have gone on an annual Cupid Hunt. … Read More

RandyHappy Valentine’s Day – From Your Single Friend

“Trinity” Comes Home – A Drawing With History

"Trinity" At Home

“Trinity” took me over 50 hours to draw and has always been one of my all time favorites. I sold it back around 2005 I think … maybe ’06 or ’07. I may not remember the date but I remember the lady who bought it and that “moment” clearly. I was happy to have sold it but sad to see … Read More

Randy“Trinity” Comes Home – A Drawing With History

“Stuff I Dream Of In Church” The Beatitudes – (Drawing)

5×8″ drawing on Moleskin Artist Journal paper.

I actually finished drawing this on 12/5/2010! It is 5×8″ pen and ink on Moleskin artists journal paper. On the back I wrote, “Stuff I Dream In Church – The Beatitudes.” I did that because I only worked on this at church. Pastor Clark was teaching through the Beatitudes when I finished it. Yes, I was drawing in church. Not … Read More

Randy“Stuff I Dream Of In Church” The Beatitudes – (Drawing)

Responding To The Tragic Passing of Philip Seymour Hoffman

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There are a lot of articles out there that start with some variation of, “When I learned of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death I …” which is then followed up with a variation of, “and then when I found out how he died, my heart broke.” Of course I can only say ditto. I loved Mr. Hoffman’s work as an actor. … Read More

RandyResponding To The Tragic Passing of Philip Seymour Hoffman