Today, I worked on this sketch of a head in Adobe Animate. It was harder than I thought, but I like the result so far. Only 100 more sketches to go.
Yesterday was a false alarm. Today is the real thing. I’ve spent the whole day in bed, most of it asleep, most of my waking time trying to decide whether I was too hot or too cold, wondering when or if my headache was going to let up. Today was the real sick day; yesterdayContinue reading “Faith seeking understanding #037: On not breaking the chain”
Now comes the scary part: facing the blank page. I wonder to myself why it should be so, that after over a month of showing up, being true, cranking out the words… that approaching the blank page fills me with so much fear and not a little dread. Is it true what Steven Pressfield assertsContinue reading “Faith seeking understanding #033: On approaching the blank page with fear and trembling”
Every so often, I get the urge to read the Bible straight through from beginning to end, Genesis through Revelations, just as I used to do as a boy every night before bed. But I usually stop myself, especially after looking at various schemes for reading the whole Bible in a year, say, or inContinue reading “Faith seeking understanding #030: Wrestling with the Bible”
Happy New Year! I sincerely hope that your new year is off to a good start, that you are in a good place mentally at least and have some hope for the coming year.
Tonight, the gospel from the daily office came from John 7:37-52, in which Jesus causes a stir by prophesying that streams of living water will pour forth from the hearts of believers. This truth resonated with many in the crowd, some identifying him as “the prophet” and some identifying him as the Messiah. Others, however,Continue reading “Faith seeking understanding #023: Tradition or the Spirit as our source of truth?”