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Do you see what I see? No? Good.

Don’t worry. This post isn’t about The Dress. Well, not really. As a graphic designer, I pride myself on how I perceive color, on noticing the nuances of hues and shades and being able to describe them to my clients. So I confess that this has been kind of...... More »

The ART of Praying Upside Down

Book titles change fairly often. I started out expecting my book to be called Praying Upside Down. Then the folks at Tyndale suggested The Art of Praying Upside Down. I liked that, too. But then there were reasons to be made for shortening it back to Praying Upside Down—all of...... More »

14 Things I Learned in 2014

Emily Freeman is one of my favorite bloggers—if you don’t already know her, check out Every month, she does a “what I learned” post, and this week she’s posting her year-end roundup. I decided to join in the link-up. These are just a few of the things that...... More »

So…whaddaya think? I’ll tell you why I like it. It’s hand-painted and hand-lettered (by one of Tyndale’s fabulous designers), so that brings in the art aspect. This optical illusion—the faces and/or chalice—is one that’s featured in the book. (But you’ll have to wait until then to read the whole...... More »

Blessed silence

Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of God. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson... More »

To create

“To create is to reflect the image of God. To create is an act of worship.” ~Erwin McManus... More »

Why pray?

Why do YOU pray? What is it that keeps you coming back? How do you go on when you don’t feel as though your prayers are being answered? (This is also posted today at the Internet Café. I’d love to have you discuss this here, but feel free to...... More »

touching the unseen

you seem so far away from me today. just out of reach. or maybe i’m the one who’s out of reach. out of touch. what it is in me that makes you so hard to see? i need new eyes, spiritual eyeballs that look past the bills that need...... More »

One more dab of paint, one more piece of the puzzle, one more way to connect with God… So excited to announce that I’m guest posting today on my all-time favorite blog. Come visit? And set aside some time to come back and then read everything Addie Zierman ever...... More »