He Calls Us By Name {Drawing Close, Day 29}

October 29, 2013

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One of the things I love most about chalk art and lettering is that it marries the artist and writer in me. Words are not just words; they are art spelled out. And a precious baby's name is not just a name. All the care, love, and thought given to naming our children gives us a glimpse of what it means that our loving Father calls us by name:

But now, thus says the LORD, who created you, O Jacob, And he who formed you, O Israel: "Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; You are mine. (Isaiah 43:1-2)

This is a little plaque I made up as a gift for a sweet friend, and her baby girl due to arrive in a few weeks...a baby cherished, known, and knit together by the One who knows her name.

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Join me everyday this month for the Drawing Close series.

Day 1: Drawing Close Intro Day 2: A Portrait Day 3: Parts of A Whole Day 4: Be Strong and Courageous Day 5: A World Where There Are Octobers {My Birthday} Day 6: Keep Moving Forward Day 7: Bearing Fruit Day 8: Capturing Life In Motion Day 9: Real (Uncomfortable) Hospitality Day 10: In Process, In Progress Day 11: Beginnings Day 12: Underpinnings Day 13: Rest In Him Day 14: The Mercy of Layers Day 15: Tulips For Morocco Day 16: On His Side Day 17: Dear Soul Day 18: Flowery Beds Of Ease Day 19: Dogwoods Sketch Day 20: Weekend Watercoloring Day 21: Because Love Abounds And We Abide Day 22: The Water To My Color Day 23: Significance of Dogwoods Day 24: By Faith Day 25: The Old Toolbox Day 26: Thankful For Breath Day 27: Number 4 Day 28: Nothing More and Nothing Less Day 29: He Calls Us By Name Day 30: Day 31:

 





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