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Tag Archives: living with grief
Art as therapy is a wonderful idea! Making things you like to make lifts your spirits….maybe that why making things is addictive! However some days grief and sorrow get you down so you don’t want to even brush your hair let alone make art. But here is a good project for the days you don’t want to commit yourself to working on a masterpiece Continue reading
When you are drowning in grief and when your world is crashing down all around you, when your heart is so broken you feel like you will never be OK, let a lone happy again, there is one thing you … Continue reading
After Solomon became king God appeared to him in a dream and offered him anything he wanted. Solomon asked for an understanding heart, for discernment and wisdom in order to be the best king he could be. God granted him … Continue reading
Mono printing, stamping, stenciling staining, etc. is so fun that it can be addictive. So then you end up with a huge stack of lovely papers. What can you do them? You can give or trade your excess papers to … Continue reading
Book 22 is about three-quarters the way finished. I have been working on it for quite a while, between other art projects, one or two pages at a time. It has no theme, and no story to tell. Its purpose … Continue reading
To lament means to beat your chest and cry out loudly. We don’t do that, generally, in our society. We have the tendency to keep our emotions bottled up. We don’t want other people to know we are upset. We don’t want anyone to know we have problems. Unfortunately, that is especially true for Christians. After all we must not be “good Christian” if we cry and can’t handle our problems. Continue reading
6 Actions for Christians to Stop Anxiety, a list of things I do when I am anxious.
Art as therapy is an easy activity for me, almost automatic. I hope you are inspired to practice art as therapy as you deal with your grief. Continue reading
Grief can affect us in powerful ways we never imagined, especially the first time we experience the grief of the loss of a close loved one. The fact that life goes on as if nothing happened can be difficult to handle. Continue reading