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December 2023-Ornament Marbling of Lament Prayer

  Supplies:  Empty plastic ornaments from a craft store, craft paint and or marbling craft plain available from a craft store or any extra you have, newspaper for dripping paint. Welcome to The Maker’s Space!   You have set aside this time to meet with your Maker and do something creative together!   Our God is such a creative God and is so full of joy at the presence of you and your attention and focus on Him.   Come and try to leave your burdens with Him for a while so that you can find rest, peace and hear how much He delights in you. Let’s ponder the awesome mystery of a Love that knew us before we were born and will follow us beyond the grave. We are going to start with a short meditation to help us shift our focus off of ourselves and on to God.   Listen, and then we will do a time of focused breathing to help us get out of our left brain control mode and into a right brain creative mode.   Deep focused breathing slows down a racing heart and helps kick in creative thinking, just

November 2023, and January 2024 workshops of The Maker's Space--Wet Felted Spring Bookmark Tutorial

Welcome to the Maker’s Space.   You have chosen to carve out some time in your life to slow down and notice what God might be saying to you, using art to pray with your hands.   This is not a craft night, although we will be making something.   It is different than an art class, that we are doing something that you might not have done before for a reason.   And that is to get your brain out of a left-brain control mode and intro a right brain creative and sensitive mode.   This will help you hear what God might be saying to you and notice something that you haven’t noticed before. We are now going to focus on our breath, to start to leave all that we have brought in with us at the door, so we can meet with God and create with Him. 3 minutes Breathe in: “Many are the plans in a man’s heart,” Breathe out:   “But it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.”   Proverbs 19:21 "Give up the illusion of being in control of your life. When things are going smoothly, it’s easy to feel as if you