Monday, May 6, 2013

Lydia

I'm here with a quick post this morning before beginning my regular Monday morning housework routine to share a journal page inspired by a reading in church yesterday.

In Acts chapter 16 we learned about the conversion of Lydia. Lydia was a business woman who sold purple (not sure if that was fabric or dye, but purple for high society) in the market place.

She met up with Paul by a river where she was baptized. Later she invited Paul and his companions to stay in her home (sort of a home base from which to spread the word).


 
This is the beginning of my spread - in my mind I picture a sunny and bright, joyful day when they met each other.
 
 
 

Keeping in mind that Lydia sold either purple dye or purple cloth I painted up these pages to use for my images.


 
Using various sections from my purple pages this is what happened in my journal.
 
The river on the left is where she was baptized and became a Christian (the fish). Later, being a woman of some means she had a relatively large home and invited Paul and his entourage to come and stay there with her.
 
My truly simplified version of Acts 16:13-15.
 
Have a great week!
 
Renee 
 
 
 
 

11 comments:

  1. love your story behind this renee!

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  2. great picture but i love your interpretation! Just fanatstic!

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  9. lovely interpretation into colour and art - got your blog details from 21 secrets whitneys page

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  10. lovely interpretation into colour and art - got your blog details from 21 secrets whitneys page

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