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Do You Want to Come Back? (part 3)

  • Posted 25th April 2024, 1:40 pm
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Do You Want to Come Back?
(part 3)

(continued from part 2)

Two years of unemployment with no job prospects for a man at my age.

Two years of foreclosure threats.

Strangely, the foreclosure event was being stayed, as one application after another was sent in, to only be rejected.

Two more years passed and more applications, with more rejections. Finally our mortgage company sold

Do You Want to Come Back? (part 2)

  • Posted 23rd April 2024, 1:22 pm
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Do You Want to Come Back?
(part 2)

(continued from part 1)

I can now see God is really patient and has a plan. He's at work long before we have the slightest idea something is happening. Then, when we are perfectly in His sights, it happens. Sometimes so quickly, it can seem like the change happens overnight!

Well, I walked close with Jesus for many, many years after that. But…

Do You Want to Come Back? (part 1)

  • Posted 22nd April 2024, 11:58 pm
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Do You Want to Come Back?
(part 1)

The following is very Personal, its not what you might expect to read in an artists blog, but within it, there are some clues to why I am what I am… I have divided it up into 3 parts.

Around 2000 I heard a voice behind me, which said, "Do you want to come back?" I knew Who this was and what it involved…

I was silent for a bit, thinking of how life

Talent or Work: More or Less

  • Posted 9th April 2024, 6:54 pm
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Talent or Work: More or Less

I read something recently that I think is true.

For some reason, perhaps a left over mindset from my younger days, I have seen that some people say (and think) that to have artistic talent (ability, skill, etc.) is a rare thing to have. Furthermore it is such an uncommon thing that one should not waste the 'talent'.

Some artists, I've heard, resent…