Published Apr 20, 2020
By: Tiffany Thompson
Painting the image was a good way to sit with it awhile and ask what it means.
Is His heart broken? Is the whole world broken? Is this world breaking His heart?
I ask, and paint and wait for the answer. But my mind has a hard time holding still.
It wanders to wondering if I’m going to stay in my pajamas all day again, or find the motivation to get dressed, even though I can’t go anywhere. Should I grow my hair out or get it cut? Duh, I can’t get it cut. I feel like I’m grounded. I hate the power of a microscopic virus to quarantine all of us!
Then I think about sharing these things with you & I find myself bionically excited about October and getting to worship with LOTS of people again! I come back to the questions that started my painting prayer and feel pretty sure that what Papa wants me to know is He loves this broken world! The power of prayer has changed my mind & blessed my heart again!
He loves us! He isn’t punishing us, He’s pursuing us! He’s removed so many distractions from us to get our attention. He LOVES spending time with us, and maybe if we use this time to spend time with HIM, we will find that we love spending more time with