Sunday, 3 May 2015

{Glory Art} Scripture Challenge #7 - Anxious

Sunday Blessings to you, my friends! 

I'm back with my latest Scripture Challenge Tag!
The word Patter gave us this time was "anxious", 
which immediately reminded me of one of my favorite Scripture verses.

Have you noticed that there is a LOT we can be anxious about these days? 
We can worry about health, relationships, finances, natural disasters, war...the list goes on and on!
We can carry all that anxiety around like a banner.
It can take over our lives and be our main focus.

With this tag I tried to display the chaos that can occur when we are anxious.
In Philippians 4:6 we are told:
"Do not be anxious about ANYTHING,
by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving,
present your requests to God."

What happens when we give all our anxious thoughts over to God?
We are told in Philippians 4:7:
"And the peace of God, 
which transcends all understanding,
will guard your hearts and your minds
in Christ Jesus."

This is displayed on the back of my tag.
The "anxious" banner is gone, and the arms are open wide in praise.
The colours and papers are happy and calming.
We have PEACE and JOY!! :o)

Materials Used:
Papers: Recollections - Cardstock, K & Company - Urban Rhapsody;
Image: Sushi Dolls - Banner of Love,
Spectrum Noir Markers;
Dies: Tim Holtz - Alphanumeric Thinlits;
Punch: EK Success - Arrows;
Sequins: Studio Calico;
Seam Binding - My Stash.

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Linking Up:

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Have a beautiful day! :o)


Kreatives von Andrea said...

your tag is so wonderful Nancy.....the little girl is so cute and the words and the design is great....

Big Hugs from Andrea

Donna Hanley said...

Real cute tag with a great scripture. Have a fun Sunday.

Christine L said...

Don't know how you got a picture of me with my anxiety banner - but it's a great likeness!! But mine is a bit bigger than that!! I'm just not very good at the peace side yet! LOVE your fabulous make!

Christine x

Tracy said...

Such a sweet tag.

aussie aNNie said...

Wonderful design again with interesting it.xx

{aNNie My Personal Blog}

Teresa Arsenault said...

Adorable and sweet.

Kathy D. said...

What a great tag and way to explain these!! You are exactly right in your post.
Kathy D.
By the way... just wanted to make sure you saw the extra challenge going on at Deedee's Digis till Saturday. Hope you can come play.

Pop's Cards said...

Super Stunning creation as always huggles Pops x

Cely said...

Love it nancy! so adorable! and great message, i needed to read that today! <3

Penny said...

Such a darling tag, Nancy! Love the pretty palette & adorable image! Great coloring and design on both sides! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Tracy said...

I love that you gave your tag an answering back side. We really need that complete thought. So cute and TOTALLY applicable to us all these days. Sorry I'haven't been around much. Lots of stuff going on with church and family. Hugs!

Kat W said...

Oh so cute, and the complementary designs front and back are really clever and illustrate your theme so perfectly :-)

Big hugs, Kat xx

Susan M said...

Hi Nancy ! I'm making a start on all your beautiful projects I've missed ! I love this tag ! The little sushi image is lovely ! I don't know how you managed to cut them out so perfectly ! Beautiful colours and love how the background paper on the anxious side looks "anxious" and very peaceful on the peace side !

alexandra s.m. said...

Gorgeous tags dear Nancy!

Marilyn said...

More gorgeous tags Nancy and I like those little dolls. You are getting to be quite an expert at the hair - I struggle with the dark hair but you seem to have it aced.
Very clever design and I like how it is front/back.

Brenda "Disney Girl" said...

Love this and the scripture!! As someone who can be a worrier I will remember this verse :-) Beautiful tag!

Jonia said...

I thought I had commented on this one, as I just love it. But it must have been a facebook comment. Love the tag though, both sides.