freebie friday print of Sophia “Angel”

To enter the draw to win a fine art print of Sophia "Angel", all you have to do is leave a comment here on this blog post. Even a simple "Hi!" would do. Or, tell us what this drawing means to you.Have you sometimes noticed that other people believe in you more than you believe in yourself? That's what has happened here to Sophia. After all the oppression she's been through as a girl and a woman, after the years of extreme conditions of being emotionally, verbally and sometimes physically … [Read more...]

freebie friday Sophia 2013 calendar

Today I'm giving away a FREE SOPHIA 2013 CALENDAR! Check out the images included in it:All you have to do to enter the draw for a chance to win the Sophia calendar is:Make a comment on this post! (even just "Hi!") Sign up for my daily newsletter. (You'll receive my free daily cartoon in your mail inbox every morning!)*The contest ends midnight tonight my time (11pm EST). I'll announce the winner tomorrow morning. Good luck! … [Read more...]

freebie friday: original miniature drawing

(My other site, davidhayward is developing nicely. Every day I'm adding new features. We have our own chat, and even held an energetic chat room last night. One suggestion that we're going to try to implement today is to make a mobile app for it. Listen: I've found the space I needed to provide people with resources to make spiritual transitions and to learn how to live spiritually independent lives with happiness. I'm personally inviting you to be a part of this project with me.)So... now for … [Read more...]

freebie friday Sophia shelter print

I'm giving away this fine art print of Sophia "Shelter" (purchase the original drawing or buy a print).I'm shamelessly promoting my new partner site¬† because that's exactly what that site is: a shelter! Generally, nakedpastor will continue to emphasize afflicting the comfortable and davidhayward will emphasize comforting the afflicted. I urge you to go to and join! There are some really cool conversations happening there in a safe environment, and it's providing … [Read more...]

FREEBIE FRIDAY: prevailing print

I'm giving away a print of this original painting of mine, "Prevailing". Here's something I wrote with the painting:There are two ways to prevail. Like the tree, you can go with the adversity. Bend with it. Be flexible in the face of it. Surrender to it. Or, like the crow, you can lean into it. Streamline yourself against it. Endure it. Stand your ground in spite of it. Both are wise. Both prevail. Even against the most severe of prevailing winds.For your chance to win, all you have to … [Read more...]

freebie friday Sophia “steadfast” print

Back by popular demand! This is one of my first Sophia drawings. I wanted to depict the courage of a young woman to stand up against the impossible and not back down. She feisty! She's stubborn! She's steadfast! She's not moving until she gets what she wants and what she knows she needs.For your chance to win, all you have to do is: 1. leave a comment on this post. Anything... even just a "hi". And you can be anonymous too if you want. 2. you must sign up for my newsletterI SHIP … [Read more...]

Freebie Friday Sophia “balance”

Welcome to another Freebie Friday! Today I'm giving away a free fine art print of my latest Sophia drawing "Balance". I love this one because this captures how I'm feeling right now: things are rather dark and uncertain, but I'm being called to find my balance, to be wise, to be self-aware, but at the same time to not shelter myself from taking risks. Between you and I, I'm feeling very afraid, and every ounce of courage is being summoned so that I can complete this treacherous task well.(Ps: … [Read more...]

Free “Quiet Company” Music Download

I am giving away, thanks to Quiet Company, a free music download. Quiet Company is offering 6 songs off their new album, "We Are All Where We Belong" absolutely free! (see the record cover above!) It's amazing music and I want to share it with you.I love Quiet Company. If you are a nakedpastor fan, then I know you will appreciate where they are coming from. Their music is beautiful and the lyrics are thoughtful. Sometimes when I am working on nakedpastor I imagine Quiet Company as the … [Read more...]

FREEBIE FRIDAY: t-shirt giveaway!

Good morning everyone! Another Freebie Friday!Today I'm giving away 3 "Narrow Way" tees. I created the image to depict the challenge of the cross.These t-shirts have been given to me by an incredible t-shirt company called ooShirts. They offered to give me three free tees in exchange for a little review of their product.In a matter of minutes I had a design uploaded and within days it was shipped. It took a little while to get to my door in Canada from California, but that's normal. The … [Read more...]

Freebie Friday: “Trapped” Sophia

Today I'm giving away a free print of Sophia "Trapped". The original sold last week. There are still prints available.I had a dream last night in which a friend was telling me how, in his experience, the bible had been consistently used as a weapon against him. The bible, for him, was totally negative. I empathized with him. We went on to talk about how prayer was often used in the same way.This is an image that has had a powerful impact on so many people, especially women. You'll be happy … [Read more...]