XV: Truly the Light is Sweet

Truly the light is sweet, and a wonderful thing it is for the eye to behold the sun. Ecclesiastes 11:7                                          ………………………………………………………………………..  Morning Coffee with Barry Stebbing  XV:  Truly the Light is Sweet Stained Glass Window … Read more

XV: Seek

“Behold, I stand at the door and knock… if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in.” Revelation 3:20   ……………………………………………………………. Morning Coffee with Barry Stebbing XV:  Seek The Light of the World by Holman Hunt Is that Christ knocking at the door?   The figure looks more like some mysterious feudal … Read more

XV: Futility

Sorrow is a fruit.  God does not put it on limbs too weak to bear it.       Victor Hugo                                                            ……………………………………………………………………..  Morning Coffee with Barry Stebbing  … Read more

VIII: Women & Christ

“She began to wash the feet of Jesus with her tears, and she dried them with her hair, kissing them many times…“ Luke 7:38                                              ………………………………………………………. Morning Coffee with Barry Stebbing          … Read more

XIII: Michelangelo

“Now in a frail craft upon the storm-tossed flood, doth this my life draw nigh to the port we all must go.”            Michelangelo  ……………………………………………………………  Morning Coffee with Barry Stebbing Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564)  God Touching the Hand of Adam  Sistine Chapel  Michelangelo  Michelangelo is a wonderful study to understand the profound … Read more

XI: The Resurrection

“The doctrine of a risen Savior is exceedingly precious, for the resurrection is the cornerstone of Christianity.” Charles Spurgeon                       …………………………………………………………… Morning Coffee with Barry Stebbing XI:  The Resurrection The Entombment by Peter Paul Rubens Early Sunday morn.  A special time to go outside and listen … Read more

IX: Beauty

January 03, 2021 “Though we travel the world over to find beauty we must carry it with us or we find it not.” Ralph Waldo Emerson  Morning Coffee with Barry Stebbing IX: Beauty  Innocence by William Adolphe Bouguereau Does not the painting above ring with beauty?  Innocence was painted by the French master, William Adolphe Bouguereau … Read more

VII: Vincent

“Christ alone…has affirmed eternal life as the most important certainty …” Vincent Van Gogh                                                          ……………………………………………. Morning Coffee with Barry Stebbing VII. Vincent Van Gogh Why Vincent?  Many believe he … Read more

VI: Alone

“Do not cut loose from your longings – for what are we without longings.”  Amos Oz …………………………………………………….. Morning Coffee with Barry Stebbing VI:  Alone Facing a world-wide audience Billy Graham once said, “Many of you are going to die alone.”  It was a short statement that most likely flew by the heads of most.  Many years ago there … Read more