Amanda Jolley

Reflection on pattern and abstraction of the subconscious

Tag: Relationships

Abundant giving

My mind feels like the gears on this art journal page-in-progress. (Stencil by Mary Beth Shaw.) Today, the gears are running smoothly, well oiled, in sync. For the past 6 months, they have been churning, working hard, processing a large and heavy decision. It was one of the “should I stay or should I go”

Detach Attach

In constant flux, just when I feel connected, it’s time to let go. I’m talking about people, groups, whatever. I have 2 constants, my relationship with God and my family. Everything else seems subject to change. I’m just mourning the loss of friends and teachers, wondering what will come next. Detach. I get excited about things, relationships,


After much prayer and seeking this past month, God has given me a verse for 2008: Hebrews 12:1-2 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race