As I continue on my journey of painting one painting a day, I really am learning a lot…not only about the painting process but I am always having this dialogue in my mind with the Eternal One and a realization that life is also a process is prevalent in my mind. He brings back to memory many things that HE has taught me over the years…and today several things went through my mind but one was about death and the seeds that are left behind once the life is gone.
The Saviour said
Joh 12:24 Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.
Joh 12:25 Whoever loves his life loses it, and whoever hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.
He was the Ultimate seed and because of HIM we have been given grace and mercy to continue on loving, sharing and doing HIS work.
While we are living in this life…we have opportunities everyday to share truth, love, forgiveness, mercy and justice with those who cross our paths…those are the seeds that we plant. Whatever we sow that we will also reap, so it is not just when we die that we leave the seeds to grow, it is also while we are alive…in the world the saying goes…what goes around comes around and that is true; we see this evidence in planting a garden, we do not plant lettuce and then end up with strawberries. The same goes with our daily lives, our words, thoughts and actions cause a crop of bountiful goodness or…a plot full of thorns, we get to choose 🙂
Php 4:8 Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.
I pray that this painting of these “Expired Tulips’ will bring blessings to the one who owns it…and by the miracle of the internet…all those who see it. Please pass this on to anyone that you want to send this prayer to. 🙂 ❤
This painting will be available on e-bay as an auction, my name is Heather Kemp and this painting is 6″ x 8″ the link to my blog for paintings is: http://apaintingadaybyheatherkemp.blogspot.ca/2013/02/as-i-continue-on-my-journey-of-painting.html