Journaling on Fire – The Rest of the Journal

Here’s the rest of the Fire Journal: “Fiery Spirit, source of all creative power, kindle your Holy Spark within me, Breathe into me your Sacred Passion, Fill me with your Flame until I have become fire, Offering warmth and light to the world.” – Christine Valters Paintner “The whole world is charged with the glory of God, and I fee fire and music under my feet.” – Thomas Merton “Life is not the wick or the candle – it is the burning.” “Holy Spirit, Living Flame, ignite my heart with Your passion – burning brightly- flowing freely – in and… Read More

More Art Journaling on Fire

Here’s a closer peek inside my fire journal.  “Spirit of Refining Fire, Help me to release what no longer serves me  To make room for your light to fill me.” – Christine Valters Paintner “Illumine my eyes with Your Light, O God”– Zechariah 2:10 “Purify my heart with the fire of Your love O God.” – Valerie Sjodin “Spirit of Fire, You revealed yourself through the burning bush And the fiery courage of Pentecost.” – Christine Valters Paintner Note: the quotes by Christine Valters Paintner and the quote by Mechtild of Magdeburgare from her book,   Water, Wind, Earth & Fire, The… Read More

Art Journaling on Fire!

Fire, flame, Light, Spirit, illumination, passion… are words that are highlighted for me this season. So my usual response is to ask God about it, research, read, write, and make a journal… close-up detail of the cover The qualities of light and fire have repeatedly come to me through other people, things I’ve read etc. I revisited a book I read last year Water, Wind, Earth & Fire, The Christian Practice of Praying with the Elements by Christine Valters Paintner. It is one of those books I keep close at hand to refer to. You can check out Christine’s website and books at: http://abbeyofthearts.com/ Companion… Read More