Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Take Time and a freebie

I still belong to several card swap groups and while I am not doing a lot of swapping, I like to stay in a couple because each swap gives me a little challenge and  I enjoy sharing with other card makers. 
Last night I created a card for one of the groups, the subject was an "Alice" card as in Alice in Wonderland.  I never like the story as a child, I thought it was really scary and as a teen, I thought surely Mr Carroll must have been enjoying a little opium while he wrote it. As an adult, I realize why this story that is still on popular reading lists has lasted so long:

          It depicts the inner conflict of finding the world to which we belong.

It is a scary process and many never cross that threshold - the place of belonging.
As a  Christian, I discovered that place and have stayed there my whole life.  It didn't happen because I fell down a rabbit hole, It happened because Jesus Died on a Cross and made a place for me.  He made one for you too, he made one for everyone that would come to Him and accept that He was the Lord of Glory and follow Him in His Ways.  

I made the card and the quote is mine.  'Take time to create your world', I created mine with the master's guidance.  How did I do it?  I choose Him in every circumstance, good and bad, the default of that choice is a beautiful world filled with his love and mercy.  

Yes, it is a choice, it always is, Mad Hatters and Angry Queens Or Love and Mercy. 

 Take the time to know Him and create a beautiful world together.



Here is the card:


Here is the freebie for you!


Thanks for stopping by!
Ginny M

3 comments:

  1. Thank you so much Ginny!!!!
    Love this ♡♡♡♡
    And, your card is awesome.

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  2. I have never read the book - I too tried it as a youngster, and strongly disliked it - I have never really liked books that are not 'logical'. I do love and read the Word though :-) Thank you for the freebie Ginny
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  3. I read it and it puzzled me but I really loved certain pieces, like the mad hatters tea party. ..and some of the poems.

    Great card.. so agree that in Christ out life is truly centred and settled.
    Praise Him for salvation by faith...when only a child (as young as Alice) in my life.
    Thanks for sharing your inspiration,
    Shaz in Oz.x

    {Calligraphy Cards - Shaz in Oz}

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