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Diane Marra
Christian single mom of 6 - 3 boys, Patrick, Andrew, Zachary: 3 girls Vera, Natalya, Deanna: Grammy to Patrick and Dominic!
Interests: Bible Study, Older Child Foreign Adoption, Crafting- journaling, faithart, teaching, painting, into healthy living- eating organically, exercise and bike riding!
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Week 14 was about friendship for me. My internet friend Bernice Hopper who lives in England spent the day in my studio and it was wonderful to finally meet her! We have been friends for a few years on the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Adore HIM Creations
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So excited to see God creating opportunities for me here in Palm Bay! I will be teaching a HeART prayers workshop on May 17th form 10:00 to 3:00 pm for only $20 which includes all supplies and a light lunch.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Adore HIM Creations
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James 1:22-25 is where I parked my mind the week of 3/24. Just Do It! 22 Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. 23 Anyone who listens to the word but does... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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God is moving and the women are responding! My weekly journaling class is really allowing God to speak to them through bible study and to see His words in pictures. I am blessed to be able to spend time with... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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Prompt for this week - cut up a magazine My one word for 2014 is beloved. I have been focusing on understanding, living and feeling that I am God's beloved. I know in my head that I am His beloved,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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Prompt for week 11 was to add a bird. This prompted me to study more about birds in the Bible. Found lots of connections to some of the verses that come to mind easily. God's Aviary- "When biblical writers wanted... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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I have had the great privilege of leading a Faithart Journaling class at my church here in FL. We have met for the past 6 weeks and officially the class is over, but the ladies want to continue meeting, so... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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Week 10's prompt was to make a list of the things that make me ME. I did an entire scrapbook about ME in 2007. I decided to share that with you as well as the current ME journaling faithart. Interesting... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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Week 9- prompt was to collage- recycle, reuse. I chose to get out the old family photos and use those as a collage and to recycle. Also added a flap with things I want to remember. The spread is important... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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February has come and gone here in sunny Florida. I am passing through my first winter here, and it was such a blessing to have gorgeous weather, cool nights, warm and sometimes hot days that I could go to the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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What a wonderful way to spend time with the Lord and make art! The Documented Life Project is a group on Facebook ( now over 5000 people) who created a journal and calendar book and are led each week with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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Joy was my companion week 3 and I rejoiced in week 4. The prompt was to recycle an envelope that came to my house and incorporate it into my pages. I am focusing on Love, and being His beloved, so... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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Last week I shared my DLP preparation, so each week I will be sharing what I have finished in my journal. I am journaling each days thoughts, prayers, issues for the week and adding some techniques to my main pages.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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I decided in December that this sounded right up my alley for a 2014 project. Here was the description of this FB group "One part planner plus one part art journal and one part weekly challenge equals an amazing year... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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The 40 days are over and I will miss the pressure to read and faithart journal each day. Here is what I learned from days 29 to 40. Sing a new song to the Lord! Abide in Him- stay overnight,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2013 at Adore HIM Creations
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Wow, another week of spending quality time with God and my faithart journal. This book Draw the Circle is very powerful and is keeping me on track with understanding prayer, where it fits into my life and how to pray... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2013 at Adore HIM Creations
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Spending time with God daily, being vulnerable with him, praying BIG prayers, drawing a circle around the biggest prayers, and being open to even bigger opportunities through prayer has been my journey for the past few weeks. Highly recommend the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2013 at Adore HIM Creations
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Already 10 days into praying BIG circles. I am learning a lot and it is renovating my prayer life. Prayer is how to discern the next move by God and what I should do Seek God in my prayers, knowing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at Adore HIM Creations
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On Sunday went down to Palm Beach Gardens for my nephew Jordan's baby shower. He and Jess are expecting a baby girl 2/28/14. It was a fun time to see relatives and praise God for his gift of a little... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at Adore HIM Creations
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I am doing the online class with lots of people all over the world! It is really deep and challenging as well as fun at the same time. It is opening my eyes to lots of my thoughts, behaviors and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2013 at Adore HIM Creations
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As I mentioned in my last post, my church is reading the Circle Maker and Draw the Circle. The Circle maker is a fantastic book that really can open your eyes to prayer in a different way. Learning that my... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2013 at Adore HIM Creations
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Wanted to share a wonderful retreat that was held at my VA Church last weekend. I missed it but enjoyed seeing the post over at Vintage Grace . This is the blog of my friend Connie Denninger. who was the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at Adore HIM Creations
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I have a lot of books that I am reading/absorbing right now and for the past few weeks. Thought i would share the list and see what you are reading? Etched Upon My Heart by Jill Kelly This is a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2013 at Adore HIM Creations
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Yesterday was my 62nd birthday and full of blessings the entire day. God provided many encounters during the day with new people that I was able to G.I.F.T. ( A Holy Experience Ann Voskamp). I had my follow up Dr.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2013 at Adore HIM Creations
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Here is an update to the studio! Started in August, but didn't get back to posting it! Aug 2013: Finally finishing up my to do list and settling into our new home in Palm Bay FL. We love it here.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2013 at Adore HIM Creations