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Butterflies and the Book of Job

I wanted to get one more journal page in for Alison's Play It Again theme at **Art*Journal*Journey.   

I was also playing in the Watercolor challenge at which is all about making butterflies while playing with your colors, brushes, and marks.  Super relaxing and fun. 

My song for the AJJ challenge is Where Were You? by Ghostship.  

I did mine in my Journal Bible. To be honest, I just opened up the Bible and this is the page it opened to and I went with it. If I stretch, I can say that Job's loyalty freed him, or that when God restored him, he felt free. Then the butterflies make more sense. 

We could probably go in 50 different directions with this if we thought about it. It is freeing to think that suffering will end one day - one day soon or eventually and God has it all under control and it is all part of His plan - one we can't understand always but that isn't our job. Job modeled an understanding of that that few can remotely get close to (me included, of course). The song Where were You by Ghostship underscores this.  Calms me just like making these butterflies.

Hope your week is going well and your troubles are few. 




  1. Lovely post. The book of Job really offers us a lot of insights into finding peace. Love the journal page, butteeflies are always great. I don't now the song, I will look it up. Have a great day, take care, hugs, Valerie

  2. I love your watercolour butterflies Nancy, it's a wonderful page, especially with the Job connection, and that great Ghost Ship song. Thanks for linking up to my AJJ theme again.

  3. You chose a beautiful track from Ghost Ship Nancy, very meaningful lyrics and certainly the perfect page for your watercolour Butterflies to rest. Hugs Tracey xx

  4. That's something that is so great about creating is to be able to just go with the flow and enjoy the process of it all and I'm glad you did that! Your butterflies are wonderful Nancy! Great Bible page friend!

  5. A lovely page Nancy, your butterflies are fabulous, it sounds like you had fun creating.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob


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