masterpiece

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There’s been some interesting news lately about Pablo Picasso & one of his famous paintings, Blue Room.  In this painting, Picasso painted a woman, but art experts have found another painting behind the surface painting.  The image behind the woman is a portrait of a bearded man & experts are trying to figure out who the man was, along with many other mysterious & important details.  It appears that Picasso used his canvass for more than one painting (not an uncommon practice with artists).

Perhaps this is also true with the greatest Artist of all, our Creator.  Perhaps God has not only made the external masterpiece that we can all see on the outside of each other & maybe there’s also an internal masterpiece inside of us that God has also created.  Let’s be careful that we don’t get stuck in looking at the outside of people, but let’s allow God to show us the masterpiece inside someone & not merely the external painting 🙂

7 thoughts on “masterpiece

  1. Most interesting – spirit man is the way to go, and of course the Lord did a much better job on the second creation as Mr Picasso must admit.

  2. yes, I like what you said Sarah. As humans, we normally react very quickly, not long and slow. As even God’s anger is long and slow I believe. Sometimes the Spirit prompts us very quickly but its a different feeling than judging with our feelings quickly. When the Spirit tells us, its like an awakening feeling, when the flesh prompts us, its usually anger or defensiveness that comes into play.

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