Masterpieces from Rubbish – Inspiration from the High Calling

Masterpieces from Rubbish Psalm 118:1-29 The stone that the builders rejected has now become the cornerstone. Psalm 118:22 My friend Robert is an unusual artist. He makes masterpieces out of rubbish. Literally. I first got to know Robert at Laity Lodge, where he was one of our artists-in-residence. As soon as he arrived, he headed [Read More...]

Lenten Devotional Doodle for Sunday, March 18

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Click on the images below to see them full size. Copyright © 2012, Linda E.S. Roberts. If you would like to use these doodles for a ministry or other non-profit purpose, please contact Mark. [Read more...]

Lenten Devotional Doodle for Saturday, March 17

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Click on the images below to see them full size. Copyright © 2012, Linda E.S. Roberts. If you would like to use these doodles for a ministry or other non-profit purpose, please contact Mark. [Read more...]

The Story of St. Patrick

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I am posting this story of St. Patrick on March 16, the day before St. Patrick’s Day. I’ll leave it up through the 17th as a tribute to the real St. Patrick, a man whose name is familiar but whose amazing story is not well known. In my youth, St. Patrick’s Day was most of [Read More...]

Lenten Devotional Doodle for Friday, March 16

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Click on the images below to see them full size. Copyright © 2012, Linda E.S. Roberts. If you would like to use these doodles for a ministry or other non-profit purpose, please contact Mark. [Read more...]

P.S. to My Review of Blue Like Jazz the Movie – Advice for Those Who Love the Book

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A couple of days ago, I put up a review of Blue Like Jazz, the movie. Since then, I’ve received quite a few comments or emails from people who love the book Blue Like Jazz and are concerned about whether or not they’ll like the movie or not. They have every right to be concerned, [Read More...]

Thin Places and Jesus

Part 7 of series: Thin Places In my last post in this series, I suggested that the Temple in Jerusalem was the paradigmatic thin place in the Old Testament. The Temple was considered God’s house, metaphorically speaking, the chief place in which his presence lived on earth. Unlike the Tabernacle, the Temple existed in one [Read More...]

Lenten Devotional Doodle for Thursday, March 15

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Click on the images below to see them full size. Copyright © 2012, Linda E.S. Roberts. If you would like to use these doodles for a ministry or other non-profit purpose, please contact Mark. [Read more...]

Blue Like Jazz: A Review of the Movie

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Last night, I saw the Austin premiere of Blue Like Jazz, the movie based on Donald Miller’s book of the same title. It will be in theaters beginning on April 13. The film was an official selection of the South by Southwest Film Festival and it was shown in the Paramount theater, one of SXSW’s [Read More...]

Lenten Devotional Doodle for Wednesday, March 14

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Click on the images below to see them full size. Copyright © 2012, Linda E.S. Roberts. If you would like to use these doodles for a ministry or other non-profit purpose, please contact Mark. [Read more...]

Series on Thin Places is Available

My series on Thin Places is now available. As you probably know, it is a work in process. But if you want to read what I’ve written about thin places in logical/chronological order, this is the place to do it. Also, if you want to link to my writing on thin places, you might link [Read More...]

The Temple as a Thin Place

Part 6 of series: Thin Places After God established the Tabernacle as “sanctuary” for the Israelites so that he might “dwell in their midst” (Exod 25:8), he continued to “camp” among his people in a temporary, portable dwelling. Many generations passed. Finally, David became the king of God’s people and centered his kingdom in Jerusalem. [Read More...]

Lenten Devotional Doodle for Tuesday, March 13

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Click on the images below to see them full size. Copyright © 2012, Linda E.S. Roberts. If you would like to use these doodles for a ministry or other non-profit purpose, please contact Mark. [Read more...]

Thin Places in the New York Times!

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As you may know, I’m in the middle of a series of blog posts focusing on thin places. I’m trying to examine the concept of thin places from the point of view of biblical theology. So, as you might expect, I have thin places on my mind. How surprised I was to see that thin [Read More...]

Lenten Devotional Doodle for Monday, March 12

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Click on the images below to see them full size. Copyright © 2012, Linda E.S. Roberts. If you would like to use these doodles for a ministry or other non-profit purpose, please contact Mark. [Read more...]

Living in God’s Presence: Inspiration from the High Calling

Living in God’s Presence Psalm 116:1-19 He has saved me from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling. And so I walk in the LORD’s presence as I live here on earth! Psalm 116:8-9 Recently, I’ve been thinking about what it means to live all of the time in God’s presence. I’m not [Read More...]


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