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Diane Marra
Florida
Child of God, mixed media faithartist, grandmother, teacher
Interests: Bible Study, Older Child Foreign Adoption, Crafting- journaling, faithart, teaching, painting, into healthy living- eating organically, exercise and bike riding!
Recent Activity
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My friend Bernice Hopper is hosting a Culture of Honour Bible Study for the month of August. Would love to have you join us! from her description: Hounour: A study in 1 Corinthians There will be introductory blog posts leading... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Adore HIM Creations
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This week I focused on spending more time with God and thus doodling after reading a great book. "Strong Women- Soft Hearts" by Paula Rinehart. Excellent book to give a good perspective on how to be a woman of courage... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Adore HIM Creations
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Friday blessed to have a day off work so I went to my favorite place- the beach! Arrived at 8:30 am and relaxed for about 2 hours. Thought about the prompt for the week- wishes, what am I wishing for... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Adore HIM Creations
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calm week, listening to Joyce Meyer's Power Thoughts, peace, preparing myself for a family get together. Difficult issues in my family right now, keeping myself at peace is my goal, and to trust God for restoration. July 13 Jesus Calling:... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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Music is so important to everyday life. It can pick me up and take me to special places with God. I love this song by Hillsong United- Oceans. Sharing with you today~ Have you allowed the Holy Spirit to move... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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My first faithart piece for the design team at New Heart . Bible Verse challenge: "For this is what the LORD says— he who created the heavens, he is God; he who fashioned and made the earth, he founded it;... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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This was the weekend that my Virginia friends went to the Girls Night Inn for our annual Crafting getaway! Now that I live in FL I missed it, but decided to create my own event. First time at the studio... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
Excited to be part of the new design team over at New Heart! What an honor to be asked to share the Father's word with others at this Christian blog. Thanks Nolene for leading us. Keep on the lookout for... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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Prompt: Add a bible verse that inspires me James 1:7 " Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows." Enjoying my spiritual whitespace journey... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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Prompt: cover a page in hearts My journaling this week has words I want to remember from reading "Spriritual Whitespace" by Bonnie Gray. I finished the book yesterday and really got a lot of heart wisdom from her story and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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Wow, almost 1/2 of a year of commitment to faithart journaling! I am really liking the rhythm of this project and how it becomes a platform for my bible study to document my spiritual walk weekly. Thanks Art to the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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Summer is here and since it is very hot in FL, you will want to find cool things to do inside in the AC. Sign up for a workshop with Adore HIM Creations! You can create a faithart canvas, a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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Spending a week on vacation at the beach with my spiritual sisters was a blessing, and the prompt was perfect- make a gratitude list! Love these faithart pages. I used the large sheet of wrapping paper that I keep under... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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The last week of May was week 22, prompt was draw or paint a picture of a house. That led me to John 14:2 "In my father's house are many mansions and so room for all and a place for... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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Last 2 days of practicing gratitude are powerful way to end this biblical faithart challenge. Be blessed! Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
Yesterday was a sad day as something I have working on for over 8 years ended, and not in the way I wanted or desired. It is hard to let go of things you love and feel called to do.... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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Today is the last day of practicing gratitude for 30 days. Thanks Bernice for putting this challenge together. I have enjoyed the thoughts, bible verses and the making of simple journal pages. Sometimes I try to hard( really???) to make... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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A Breath of fresh air. Life is not about earning anyone's love, but believing that I am already God's beloved. Life is not about reputation but about redemption. God has pre-approved me! Prompt was use embroidery floss or a sewing... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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God has been so close to me this week. I have been praying for an answer to a big issue in my life and yesterday Joyce Meyer posted " Don't be afraid to admit what I cannot do. Know your... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE! Saturday May 17 10:00 am to 3:00 pm $20 which includes all supplies and a light lunch. Join us if you can! Interested in learning new ways to practice the spiritual discipline of prayer and journaling? Join... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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Wow, already 19 weeks into 2014. Keeping a weekly journal, is a great way of keeping track of my spiritual journey. So glad I joined this group and am keeping up with the projects. Last week's prompt was document a... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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In 2012, I did the Gratitude study with my UK friend Bernice and this year she is leading us through the art of practicing GRATITUDE. For 21 days in May 2014 she provides a prompt, verses, techniques and inspiration for... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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I liked this prompt- a favorite quote this week. I looked through my ancient prayer collection and chose St. Patrick of Ireland's prayer as my quote. Printed it in a digital frame on a piece of gelli print paper. Used... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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Favorite shoes as a prompt- that didn't inspire me much at first. Then I applied reasearch to the question- what does the Bible say about shoes? I found so much information about shoes, that I pleasantly compiled over 9 printed... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations
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A deep week for faithart study. My one word for 2014 is beloved. This word is a difficult idea to live daily. The idea of being His beloved is in my head but not always in my heart/behavior. So I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2014 at Adore HIM Creations