Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Glimpses of Jesus 48

Glimpses of Jesus in the Old Testament is a year long bible study written by Simon Clay of Jubilee Church Solihull.   You can join in at any time.

Today's post is about the prophecy in Micah 5 about the coming of Jesus.

Still on my theme of keeping the creative response simple, I found a photograph of a mixed media page I had done and put the significant verses on the top.  I used Publisher again for this and printed out and stuck it into my journal.

Do have a look back through the posts on the Glimpses of Jesus blog where you will find links to other people's art and poetry.


Thanks for stopping by.
Bernice

Saturday, 26 November 2016

December Daily preparation

This is a photo heavy post!  After last week's post about Advent and December Daily I decided to strike while the mojo was with me.   I already had lots of page protectors so I ordered a binder.  The holes didn't match the binder but never mind - that's what a Cropadile is for!

I decided to stick with black, white, grey, silver and some pale turquoise & ice blue.  Ali Edwards suggests that you get your foundation pages done ahead of time.  You can always move things about but at least each day in December you only have to think about the photo and the writing.

So here are all mine - ready to go!






I had some diary pages left from the pages I bought for the Documented Life project - that I gave up on in June!












 
 













I haven't totally decided on what I am doing from December 26th to 31st.   Ali's December Daily only goes to December 25th but I may keep going so I have got some extra pages just in case.


I used scrapbook papers I already owned, digital downloads from Ali Edwards and freebies I found on the internet.  I also cut up some Christmas cards I had kept from last year.

Thanks for stopping by.
Bernice


Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Glimpses of Jesus 47

Glimpses of Jesus in the Old Testament is a year long bible study written by Simon Clay of Jubilee Church Solihull.   You can join in at any time.

Today's post is about Jonah.

I painted the page with acrylic paint, using masking tape to create the straight line.

I stamped a large three on a spare piece of paper and cut it out.  I drew round the 3 with Stabilo All  crayons and wrote the words.

Do have a look back through the posts on the Glimpses of Jesus blog where you will find links to other people's art and poetry.


Thanks for stopping by.
Bernice

Saturday, 19 November 2016

Advent and December Daily

In the crafting world there are a variety of ways to record the memories of December & Christmas.

In my memory I had done quite a few Journal Your Christmas journals with Shimelle. But it turned out I had really only done one proper one in 2009.  This was a massive undertaking as I did it in a 12"x12" format.


I had also done a journal the year before but more of a mix of Shimelle's JYC and Ali Edward's December Daily.  This is a 6"x12" album.


And then as I looked through my shelves I found that I hadn't done another one until 2014.  That year Diane Marra and I hosted a blog called Pause, Ponder & Prepare which was a mix of an Advent Study and a tag Advent Calendar.


This year I have decided I will do a December Daily Journal following Ali Edwards' December Daily.
I've yet to settle on the format but will share what I do once I've made up my mind.

I have also signed up to an Advent Book Club based on Kris Camealy's study  Come, Lord Jesus: The Weight of Waiting.

My friend Mary Brack is part of the pre-launch team for the book and I will be following along with Mary on her blog: Found on Brighton

There's a strong possibility I will combine the Advent Study into the December Daily journal.  Having said that I'm just as likely to change my mind.

Come back to find out what I decide.

Thanks for stopping by.
Bernice






Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Glimpses of Jesus 46

Glimpses of Jesus in the Old Testament is a year long bible study written by Simon Clay of Jubilee Church Solihull.   You can join in at any time.

Today's post is about the prophetic word: ‘Out of Egypt I called My son’ in Hosea 11:1-4.

As you know I don't like drawing but I could only think of the image of a Father cuddling his child and really didn't want to use a photo I have of my son cuddling his child so I drew a symbolic father and child.

I think the head looks a bit alien but I decided to go with it!

 Do have a look back through the posts on the Glimpses of Jesus blog where you will find links to other people's art and poetry.

Thanks for stopping by.
Bernice

Saturday, 12 November 2016

Bonfire Night Photography

We haven't been to a Bonfire and Firework Party for years so it came as a surprise when Roger suggested we went to one at the local Rugby Club.   There were welll over 3000 people there we think but it was tremendously well organised.

I should have looked at the setup of my camera before we left home rather than try to do it in the dark before the bonfire was lit.  I thought I had set it on the setting that takes several pictures and 'sews' them together as one image.  Actually I put it on a setting that took 5 pictures of the same thing one after the other which meant I ended up with 139 photos.

Don't worry!  I'm not sharing all of those here.  Just a few.  Enjoy.









And finally the one I think is the best I took.

Thanks for stopping by.
Bernice