Painting and stuff

I think one of the best ideas in a long time are the new painting places that are popping up.  Most of them advertise some kind of byob, but you can certainly byo(soda) if you want.  My friends and I recently tried one and it was SO much fun!  It was relaxing, too!   We all learned some painting techniques, brought home our own work of art and munched while we painted.  Many of these painting storeso offer classes for little ones (minus the alcohol of course).  I highly recommend.  Here are a few of the options out there:

http://www.paintingwithatwist.com/houston/

corksandcanvases.com

http://www.pinotspalette.com/naperville

See if there is one in your area!

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Found this on Unconquerable Souls blog…wow! so good!  Make sure to watch the 2nd video

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Okay, so first, first, FIRST, watch this video clip! It’ll only take 2 1/2 minutes of your life (unless you watch it a few times, like I did, with a big grin each time). But watch it first before reading on, or you won’t get the next two paragraphs.

I watched this video and couldn’t help but draw the parallel of how God is always working on us, and here we are on the sidelines, brows furrowed, not even seeing the beauty He’s creating. I mean, even Anderson Cooper was flabbergasted. He didn’t even realize that the painting being created in front of him was a spitting image of himself.

I’d dare say that too often, we also miss the beauty of God. We’re so pigeonholed into viewing Him in just one way, that we totally miss the glory of it all. But, then there’s the reveal. I…

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