Sometimes the battle is in my mind. Sometimes it’s making the best of a situation that hasn’t gone how I expected. All the time it is trusting God.
I’ve gotten caught up in the cares of my little world and the things that have broken in the past few weeks, and then I watch the news. Yikes! I need a thinking adjustment.
Philippians 4 is one of my favorite chapters in the Bible. I looked up the meanings of the words at https://www.blueletterbible.org/search.cfm and refocused on the positive. You can see I listed some of the words and the synonyms in the margin below.
Once again, art reflects life. On this page I did the artwork on sandwich, deli paper first. I used colored markers I hadn’t used before. The deli paper/sandwich wrap assured that they didn’t bleed through. When I was gluing the words on the side margin onto the page, the ink smeared. I quickly lifted it off the Bible page, disappointed. I figured it was ruined anyway, so I quickly went and spritzed it with spray water bottle. It bled and I thought it looked quite good, almost planned. Ha! So I glued it on the page again while it was just damp. It wrinkled a little bit, but turned out pretty good under the circumstances. Making the best of it….