Handmade for Life...


I have a confession to make. I am a blog addict. I love playing with images and words to communicate what's on my mind and heart. It's a little like painting or sewing...But with computer code. I still don't know very much about it all but I enjoy using what I do know.

So...I started another one. Excessive? No. In fact, I think I finally got it right. Recent political events have renewed in my heart a burden that was placed long ago. I'm copying below my inaugural post from my new blog, Handmade for Life, that describes why I felt compelled to start another one....

This blog began as a little nudge in the back of my soul that told me I wasn't doing enough to speak up for the unborn. When President Obama took office and immediately began implementing the anti-life policies that he promised he would, that nudge became an uncomfortable pinch...And then a shove...And then a shout!

It is my hope to use this medium as a way to build up a culture of Life using the gifts that God has given us in the work of our hands. 'Handmade' has an overlooked and underestimated value in the building up of a healthy culture. It is perhaps somewhat similar to the way that life has become a throwaway commodity. We use and toss...

But the work of our own hands has value that can't be purchased at a big box store. How much more value has the work of the hands of the Creator of Life itself?

I pray that the direction this simple work goes will be directed by His hand. I dedicate it to the Divine Artist. Let us begin!


Please join me at Handmade for Life to see a growing work and community of artists and crafters who believe that all life is sacred and worth fighting for. www.handmadeforlife.blogspot.com
Posted on February 11, 2009 and filed under "artists for life", "handmade for life", "pro-life art", "pro-life blog".