"the Garden of Prayer"
"Bridge of Faith"
Those are the 16x20s. Van Eyke sells these and many more. They are beautiful. The are ready to hang but unframed. So I also ordered frames and framed them myself. "Autumn Lane" and "the Garden of Prayer" are the fall and spring paintings. I wanted something different over the computer. Bridges have a lot of positive meanings. "Bridge of Faith" seemed like the perfect choice.
|the Garden of Prayer|
|Bridge of Faith|
"Conquering the Storms"
"Yankee Stadium" is for Josh. We finally took down our degrees, I moved a NY Giants painting we had to it's place. Under it, I put the "Yankee Stadium" for Josh. "Evening Glow" is the winter painting and "Conquering the Storms" is for summer. These are the 5x7s from Thomas Kinkade. They came framed.
|Conquering the Storms|
THEN there is the unplanned.
When "Bridge of Faith" arrived there were two surprise prints in the box. All the other's from Van Eyke came on a wood frame. These are just on canvas. But, they were clearly God's answer.
"Beauty and the Beast Falling in Love"
|Beauty and the Beast Falling in Love|
Those pictures aren't the ones I got. Mine are being framed now. There is one wall left that is more empty then I want it to be. It does have something on it though. So I originally planned to leave it alone. These two are going in that place. The Degas poster currently there will be in our bedroom soon.
With "Beauty and the Beast Falling in Love" God is reminding us what it was like 18 years ago to fall in love. It arrived on the anniversary of when we first said "I love you". God is reminding me to celebrate our life together. Even though it's been so many years.
"Cobblestone Bridge" is about God's presence in the home. The cross and church are reminders that He is there for us. I haven't lost my faith since that day the line was crossed almost two years ago. But, I wish I understood why some things have to be how they are. This is God saying "'why' doesn't matter. Know that I am here for you always".