Friday, 13 December 2013

Have joy!

The last few weeks have been really rough again in health.  This time due to horrible fluey cold which I got twice in quick succession.  However, I've managed to keep my spirits up most of the time!  And the last two days in my prayer time God has led me to scriptures about rejoicing!  So this is what I'm doing - how could I not rejoice when God has blessed me so wonderfully with my family, friends, church, I could go on and on....

I had to express this in my art journal and of course it had to be a bright fun page:

I started with a canary yellow backround and then added a backround which I'd done for a card but didn't like how it came out.  I tore it into pieces and stuck down randomly.

 Then stenciling and stamping.  I didn't have a canary stamp but I love this bird - doesn't it look like its rejoicing?!

And I added sheep because they look happy too, in fact I got a bit carried away with the sheep.....there's a lot of them.

The scriptures on rejoicing:

Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in all circumstances; 
for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
1 Thess 5: 16-18

Through Him we have obtained access to this grace in which we stand,
and we rejoice in our hope of sharing the glory of God.  
More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, 
knowing that suffering produces endurance, 
and endurance produces character, 
and character produces hope, and hope does not disappoint us, 
because God's love has been poured into our hearts 
through the Holy Spirit which has been given to us.
Rom 5: 2-5


  1. such a sweet page!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog too :)

  2. love cute lil bird sitting on R.beautiful background and colors! happy page, Susan!

  3. Hope you get well soon! God Bless!

  4. I hope this finds you feeling better soon. I love your page. Thanks for the step by step of it!!!

  5. Love those dancing sheep - they definitely look joyful!