Saturday, July 26, 2014

And We Talked about Heaven


When Mom was five years old--before she could read or write, she spent a lot of time playing in the forest.  One day she came running in to tell Grandma that she'd written her first poem. Grandma loved it so much, she wrote it down.  Perhaps even then, she recognized the first seeds of the writer her little daughter would become.

Years ago, I was inspired to draw this sweet lineart to compliment Mom's little girl poem.

Jesus and I were walking along together
We came to a tree and sat down together
And talked about heaven.
~Eva J. Gibson

There is no doubt God has a special place in His heart for Children.  I love the idea of a small child's adoration for the Shepherd...even before she could read.  He was her Friend.


8 comments:

Rebeca Trevino said...

Lovely . . .

Lorraine said...

fabulous art with all different styles..thanks for your kind words on my blog

Teresa Arsenault said...

This is beautiful and sweet, Beth. I love the story behind it.
Blessing hugs,
Teresa

PS - TY again for your wonderful comment on my blog post.

Terri Morse said...

That is such a beautiful picture of the relationship we have with Jesus. He is our best friend, our confidant and our comforter. Thanks for stopping by my blog, Beth. I appreciate your encouraging comments. Hugs, Terri

Valerie-Jael said...

This is very beautiful. I am often astonished at the perception of small children. Hugs, Valerie

TexWisGirl said...

oh, my gosh. that's truly special.

Praveen RS said...

That was really touching and nice
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Deepa Gopal Sunil said...

Lovely illo Beth:)
Thanks for your visit...and do keep dropping by :)
Deepa
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