Spreading hope 

I finished this painting today at lighthouse cafe: ‘Spreading hope.’  The dandelion is ripe for the breath of the wind to scatter its seeds wherever the wind takes them. I was thinking about how hope is shared with those who lack. This is done in often random ways, and a small seemingly insignificant action can…

That moment you light your candle off another… 

Here is the process of a painting I’ve done over the last week. It’s been commissioned by a friend who wants it for a friend who needs to know light in darkneas.  This painting is about lighting up darkness, of igniting a lifeless candle with one that shines brightly. It’s a painting of that moment…

Small kingdom changes

So, each month I gather to pray with the trustees of the charity that look after the building which I live in and the old chapel where we run our lighthouse cafe. Tracking the changes over the past 5 years of this prayer meeting is fascinating. Being in the midst of it can seem almost…