Sunday, March 24, 2013


'O Lord,
be gracious to me;
heal me, 
for I have
against You.'

Psalm 41:4

Edelfelt, At the Door, 1901

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  1. Nancy,

    It's the end of the day, and I am spending a little time praying before I go to sleep. I am looking at the beautiful paintings and quotes you have posted, and have plenty to meditate upon. Thank you!

    God bless!

  2. This painting really fits the biblical passage, Nancy. You have a gift for this.

    1. Mary, you've just said EXACTLY what I needed to hear. Amazing timing (isn't God so GOOD?)! I'd spent a lot of today thinking "is this a cop out, I so often use others' words, others' pictures, not much original a lot of the time blah blah blah ..."

      Oh, but I LOVE doing exactly this! I mean, I REALLY love doing it. So thank you, Mary, a lot! Maybe I'll just keep on :)....

  3. Your pictures are so serene, Nancy. This one is particularly peaceful, I think. I haven't heard of the artist before so I've just been looking him up online. I couldn't find out much about him but his pictures are beautiful - so inspiring.

    God bless, Nancy:-)

    1. I kept seeing this woman as opening a door to a Confessional (thus the tie in with the psalm).. and I think that's BECAUSE she looks so serene. I like the "message it sends" (at least to me) that she is calmly ready to accept God's assurance of forgiveness, and serenely move on.

      Thank you, Vicky!

  4. Love this contemplative...and her hand and scarf are gorgeous. The Psalm is so wonderful. I am thankful you are posting beautiful paintings and words!!!!