31 Days in the Bible

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Ever since I started this blog, I’ve been putting out monthly Bible Writing Plans to help us be more intentional about not only reading, but also writing the Word. In March, I also put out the plan on Instagram as a lettering challenge with the hashtag #thethingsunseen and a few people even joined in! On Instagram, since the platform is more visual, participants were not required to write out the entire passage, but perhaps focus on one or two words, a specific verse, phrase, thought, or draw something. I was so excited that other people participated, that I decided to do the same for April! If you’re active on Instagram, I’d love to have you join in, too! Just check out my page.

I’ve also shared in the past about how to creatively respond to the Bible, and how that allows us to connect deeper, meditate, encourage, and express ourselves. I did a little bit of this in my earlier plans, but in March, I really focused in on it so that I could participate in the Instagram version of the plan. I’m so glad that I explored my creative side more, because I learned three important lessons. Continue reading

Intermediate Brush Lettering: My Essentials

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This is a follow-up to the first brush lettering post – “Brush Lettering: My Essentials” where I shared some of my favorite, affordable, and basic tools for getting started with brush lettering. In this post, I’ll show some different tools to achieve different styles and effects. As I’ve expanded my collection of tools, I’m starting to narrow down my strengths and preferences.  Continue reading

Song of the Month: March

As we begin the Lent season today, let’s remember to fill ourselves with more of Jesus than the things of this world. If you’re giving up something, let it be something that will free up more of your life (time, energy, resources) for more of Jesus. If you’re taking on something (Bible writing/reading, praying, exercising, etc.), let it be something that helps to reveal more of Jesus.

Elevation Worship – Fullness

Pour it out, let Your love run over
Here and now, let Your glory fill this house
Pour it out, let Your love run over
Here and now, let Your glory fill this house