As an artist and a believer, I’ve noticed there is a line I come back to over and over. It’s a physical space, and yet it’s abstract. It’s a feeling, and yet it’s visible. It’s my calling, and yet, it’s my challenge.
Whether our hearts are invested in treasures far from home or in those we dream of meeting, sometimes our hands are far less busy; our minds as vacant as the unoccupied bedrooms. These seasons of quiet are new opportunities for reflection, and mine is this: Where I cannot be the hands and feet of Jesus, whether because of distance, strength, or time, where can I be His heart?
Here at PrayerBowls, we love new beginnings. It symbolizes a fresh start; a slate wiped clean. Although the winter season may seem bleak, cold and even stagnant, we are gifted a holiday right in the middle that energizes and encourages us to become our best selves: New Years Day. Every year on this day, we try to find and incorporate new ways to connect with our Heavenly Father; seeking him out with the hope that he will fill us with purpose. So for this month’s blog post, Karen wanted to share a few tips that may help you connect and grow with God during the new year.
Every day I am blessed to know that an eleven-year-old boy named Alvalaria living in Busia, Kenya is praying for me and my family. He’s praying that I have a good day and that I am safe. I’m also praying for him – that he’s safe and healthy, that he continues to do well in school, and that he always knows the love of Jesus.