But I have been restless and pressured. For years I think. Its been a crazy last few years.
More on all that later.
I have been a born again Christian for years. God is leading this change. It will of coarse involve way more creativity!
What triggered all this? Many things. I will be sharing things about my life and this journey with each post over this next month......It will be refreshing for me, a blessing for you I hope.
But I have been so sick for 5 weeks. I had a sinus infection but it was the last week of Sept. and that means billing time for our business. So I didn't have time to run to the doctors. That week I took a break after office work that day and sat on out back patio. Love our patio and yard! But while I was sitting out there at sunset, a spider fell on me and got caught under my eye under my glasses. I took my glasses off jumped up and brushed my face. All in one motion.
I didn't think much more of it till the next morning. My left side of face was on fire. On top of skin and under. Same side of face was swelling. Still thinking its a sinus infection and my allergies are really aggravating it.
Nope, you guessed it. I was bit by the spider.....a black widow. Doctors could tell after blood work and the bite mark. It got me in tear duct right under my left eye.
So I have been through 4 types of antibiotics and sooooo sick. Now I deal with Multiple Sclerosis daily, so I am use to discomfort and living with pain ect. Nothing stops me!!
But this, now it stopped me!!! I would do what had to be done, chores, animals ect and go back to lay in our bedroom. Couldn't even enjoy computer time much. Felt too lousy and my eyes swelled shut for a week and the draining, well it was like pouring water out your eyes constantly for weeks!!!
So..........through this God has shown me many things......Art and creating is a gift from him and I am not holding back and only sharing things I don't like. Yeah that weird game of "if you don't like it, its ok I don't either" LOL
Plus the peace and renewed commitment to HIM. I am revived, refreshed. JOY!
So I will be posting projects and sharing many things about my life and much about this new path and what led me to it. :)
I leave you with this.....It is sooooo true and will be used in a new project I am starting......
BEAUTIFUL CHRISTIAN SISTER
by Maya Angelou
'A woman's heart should be so hidden in Christ
that a man should have to seek Him first to find her.'
When I say... 'I am a Christian' I'm not shouting 'I'm clean livin''
I'm whispering 'I was lost, now I'm found and forgiven.'
When I say... 'I am a Christian' I don't speak of this with pride.
I'm confessing that I stumble and need Christ to be my guide.
When I say... 'I am a Christian' I'm not trying to be strong.
I'm professing that I am weak and need His strength to carry on.
When I say.. 'I am a Christian' I'm not bragging of success.
I'm admitting I have failed and need God to clean my mess.
When I say... 'I am a Christian' I'm not claiming to be perfect,
My flaws are far too visible... but, God believes I am worth it.
When I say... 'I am a Christian' I still feel the sting of pain..
I have my share of heartaches, so I call upon His name.
When I say... 'I am a Christian' I'm not holier than thou,
I'm just a simple sinner Who received God's good grace, somehow!
Pretty is as Pretty does... but beautiful is just plain beautiful!
I hope your blessed.