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Day 5: Be Exalted Above The Heavens


This was one of the first paintings I ever did with my hands.  I am known around the church as the “girl who paints circles with her hands.”  You may see a common thread of circles or swirls in my art.

When I look at this painting, I see glory!  God desires to bring His glory on the earth.  He desires to use YOU to bring it.  Did you know that God’s glory resides in you, on you and through you?

*This painting was done entirely with my hands.

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    Diane | An Extraordinary Day
    October 5, 2013 at 7:34 am

    Yes! I it does make me think of HIS glory. Beyond anything we can even behold.
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      October 5, 2013 at 8:01 am

      Thanks for stopping by Diane. I pray you were blessed!

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    October 5, 2013 at 8:33 am

    Beautiful! Curious. What got you started painting with your hands? What type of paint? On canvas? How long have you painted? So glad you are sharing your art! Blessings.
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      October 5, 2013 at 2:07 pm

      HI Anne! I have been painting about 5 years. Our church has an arts ministry and I saw others do it and was truly inspired. I have no art training, so picking up a paint brush to try to paint something is hard for me. One day I decided I was going to paint with my hands and do abstract art. I am always inspired by the Holy Spirit and amazed at what He does through me.

      I use high end acrylic paint on canvass.

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    October 5, 2013 at 4:21 pm

    Gorgeous! (And just so you know… you inspired me to paint today – and with my hands, no less! FUN!)
    ~Karrilee~ recently posted..That Thing I Do Now – Vol 13

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      October 5, 2013 at 11:24 pm

      Oh girl! I am so proud of you. Isn’t it fun?

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    Kim Adams Morgan
    October 5, 2013 at 5:41 pm

    Barbie, I just love this painting! Beautiful.

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      October 5, 2013 at 11:25 pm

      Thank you Kim!

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    October 5, 2013 at 6:20 pm

    I love how you’re known as the “girl”
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      October 5, 2013 at 11:25 pm

      Me too! Much better than “the lady”. 🙂

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    Janis Cox
    October 6, 2013 at 11:25 am

    This is beautiful Barbie – love the colour as well as the swirls. God around us – in us, through us.
    Are you linking to Sunday Stillness?
    Janis http://www.janiscox.com

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      October 6, 2013 at 6:09 pm

      Thank you for the reminder. I will link today’s post to Sunday Stillness! Blessings!

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    Debby Ray
    October 6, 2013 at 1:53 pm

    Very lovely painting…and a perfect backdrop too for the scripture verse! This one reminds me of how His love add warmth to our lives. Thanks for sharing!


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      October 6, 2013 at 6:10 pm

      Thanks for stopping by Debby!

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    October 6, 2013 at 7:33 pm

    It looks like a Holy Fire, Barbie. I love that you are known as one who paints circles with her hands. So gorgeous.
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    Tiffany Stuart
    October 11, 2013 at 9:21 am

    The circle of love. And you’re in it. Praise God!!
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    February 20, 2015 at 2:58 pm

    How absolutely beautiful Barbie! What an amazing gift you have been given to share!

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      February 22, 2015 at 8:12 pm

      Cindi, thank you so much for stopping by and for your encouragement. Blessings!

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