“I think the whole thing that keeps life whole is not the actions of the great, but the little things, even to smile or be kind at a particular moment. Do not think lightly of these little gestures – It is their multiplication from all over the world that creates heaven on earth.”
Crafty Red Shoe – 2.5″ x 3.5″ ATC
I used a combination of watercolor & Ink on this one. Some of
the ink is Pigma Brush Pens. The image I painted this from was provided
by SkattyKat over at WetCanvas.
Are you ready for Christmas? I am almost ready. Just a few last
minute things to do and I can kick back and enjoy the next 2 weeks.
Happy 83rd Birthday, Mom! I love you!
When Howard Thurman spoke, he filled the entire room with compassion,
truth, keen intellect, and joy. To be in his presence was to experience
the drama of life itself — with all its attending conflicts — and to be
carried beyond these realities to the Reality of a gracious God whose
will is life and wholeness.
Howard Thurman was a graduate from Morehouse College and from
Colgate-Rochester Theological Seminary. He then became a special student
of philosophy in residence at Haverford College with Rufus Jones, the
noted Quaker philosopher and mystic. After serving on the faculty of
Howard University as Professor of Theology and Dean of Rankin Chapel
(1932-44), he moved to San Francisco to help found the intercultural and
interdenominational Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples. In 1953
he became Dean of Marsh Chapel at Boston University (1953-65). More….