14 April 2017

Good Friday: L is for...

Happy Good Friday!

For my 2017 challenge, I was not sure quite what I wanted to blog about. Numerous ideas were coming to mind but each seemed to require even more energy and strength. So I've decided to focus on an acronym for ART:
A - Artists (musicians, painters, photographers, writers, etc.)
- Reading (books, poems, etc.)
T - Theater (movies, musicals, plays, etc.)

So let's begin...

A - Ćukasz Jankowski-Wojtczak
I could find very little in English about this photographer but this photo entitled "Jesus Falls For a Third Time" spoke volumes to me, partially in its simplicity but also because of the photographer's choice of angles and dimensions. What do you think?

R - "Love's Eternal Wonder" by Amy Carmichael
“Love’s Eternal Wonder”
by Amy Carmichael 
Lord, beloved, I would ponderBreadth and length and depth and heightOf Thy love’s eternal wonder,All embracing, infinite. 
Never, never have I brought TheeGold and frankincense and myrrh,In the hands that groping, sought Thee,Precious treasures never were. 
What was that to Thee? The measureOf Thy love was Calvary.Stooping low, Love found a treasureIn the least of things that be. 
O the Passion of Thy loving,O the Flame of Thy desire!Melt my heart with Thy great loving,Set me all aglow, afire.
T - Luther starring Joseph Fiennes
This has to be one of the first movies I ever saw starring Fiennes and both he and the film makers delivered! Beautifully done, this film was one of the first big budget Christian films to excel in storytelling leaving Left Behind etc. behind in its dust.