God made my life complete when I placed all the pieces before him. When I got my act together, he gave me a fresh start . . . I feel put back together, and I’m watching my step. God rewrote the text of my life when I opened the book of my heart to his eyes. Psalm 18:20-21, 24 MSG
Broken. Used up. Rejected. Abused. Abandoned.
These words defined the story of this dresser as it sat in the broken furniture section of the Re-Store. A $5 orange sticker pleaded for someone to recognize a splinter of hidden value left.
$5 for solid wood.
$5 . . . the price for hope.
The artist saw it . . .
The redeeming value.
The new life.
The hidden beauty.
A renewed purpose.
Adopted for $5 and brought home, the artist set out to redefine it for its new future.
Dictionary pages – words that define life – were pasted over damaged skin and frame.
New handles, new paint, and hundreds of pages later . . .
God rewrote the text of my life when I opened the book of my heart to his eyes. Psalm 18:24
Take our brokenness Lord.
You are THE ARTIST.
Redefine the abuse, abandonment, rejection, pain and sorrows.
Redeem us to new life.
Rewrite the text of our lives with YOUR WORDS OF LIFE.
Make us beautiful and useful to your kingdom once again.
Praying for God to redefine us in the light and life of His truth today.
(My daughter Sarah, who sees the beauty that can become from brokenness, redefined the life of this dresser.)
Beauty from ashes, that what God promises us.
Beauty, recycled and made new from the broken pieces of our lives..
We celebrate the amazing and sometimes miraculous beauty of recycled and reclaimed art…and renewed artists.
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