5/01/16 FACING BLANK PAGES
PARABLE: Yesterday I saw 2 YouTube tutorials on
overcoming creative blocks in facing a blank page. Today as
I sat down to 2 new clean art journal pages and wondering
what to create I heard:
HEARD: Blank pages, making wise the simple.
Psalm 19:7-10 The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the
testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.
8 The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart:
the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.
9 The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever: the
judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether. 10
More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine
gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.
month I bought new art journals to learn how to draw, try
handlettering and different mediums to color with. For me
learning this new skill is exactly like being a child with
blank pages in my life since drawing and painting are very
limited in my knowledge and practice. I am using the www
for a lot of tutorials on how to.
QUOTE FROM THE INTERNET ABOUT BLANK PAGES:
Having a new notebook is a fantastic feeling, its so
exciting to think of the potential of the notebook, the
things you could write. That is until you open it to the
first blank page. Of course, it is no different to any other
page in the book, but for some reason the first page can
feel daunting. If this happens to you, here are some ideas
on what to do with the first page:
· Write a list of wishes
· Leave it blank
· Write a list of things you are grateful for
laughed when I read, “LEAVE IT BLANK” as that is exactly
what I had done with my new notebook! I left the first page
blank because I was so intimidated! I practiced doing
totally different types of things and had a quarter of my
book filled before I had courage to do the first page! Here
WORD TO PONDER: FACING BLANK PAGES
one, there are times when a season closes and you are not
sure what to do. The door to the past has closed and
suddenly you are facing blank pages. For some, this is
refreshing to have nothing to do except rest, hope and dream
once again. For others it can be trauma because their
schedule kept them going. They do not know how to rest and
balance never was in their life style.
Continue to give your future to Me. Continue to give your
plans to Me. Lean on Me and trust Me for grace each day to
bring you exactly what you need. It’s OK that you don’t
know about your future when it is in My care. Learn to
cultivate your own life and those I give you to care over.
Ask Me to give you new seeds of purpose to plant so that you
can begin once again. I will help you till, plant, water
and nourish your life’s new pages. I will help you bloom
where you are planted!
Song of Solomon 5:1 I have come into my garden, my sister,
my spouse: I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; I have
eaten my honeycomb with my honey; I have drunk my wine with
my milk: eat, O friends; drink, yea, drink abundantly, O