• Paintings

    When the Light came down

    Seeing how the strong light was falling on the tiny rock pools around the coast, I set about to capture the overwelming presence of it. Everything is changed when the sun comes out; spirits are lifted and the world looks…

  • Poetry / Prayers

    Even Me

    He took the little ones on His knee,And blessed them Even Me. The very Kingdom of Heaven belongs to‘Such as these.’He said. He talked of seedsand soil,Sheep and shepherds,And, the wandering soul.Revealing His heart to seek them;That none may perish.That…

  • Life and People

    What the Blind Man saw

    Sitting between two men that I didn’t know was the setting for this tale of discovery. Whilst running a School club, we had invited a brilliantly talented pianist to play to the children. He was blind but had applied himself…

  • Remarkable Things

    The Closed Gate

    Whilst visiting a friend, I paused outside her large house and rang to see if I could park on her forecourt. She said that the gates were working and to just drive in.Well, her large foreboding gates were in fact…

  • Paintings

    The Throne Room

    I had it in my heart to paint the Throne Room of Heaven and started my research with looking at Revelation chapter 4 where we read a description of this very thing. It soon became obvious that the main theme…

  • Paintings

    Rejoice

    There is fresh work emerging in the Kent studio. It is a time of rolling mist just now on the Island while the place tries to determine what season to be in. It rolls in low and sometimes the cloud…

  • Life and People

    The Feast

    When my friend asked me if I was busy painting this year, my response was that I was first taking time to wait on God. Last year He invited me into a greater intimacy with Him and as I didn’t…

  • Remarkable Things

    Grubby Windows

    Seeing the light stream through this window so dramatically caused me to ponder. My attention was drawn, not to the light but to the dirt on the windows! I stood reflecting. I had a lovely freind who used to teach…

  • Life and People

    Remaining Calm

    I started this work at Ballagarey Chapel – St Marks during the Awakening Exhibition last year. I was the artist in residence and so was chatting to people as I worked. One of the things that became clear was that…

  • Paintings

    The Invitation

    It has always been my intention to write about this work but recenty I was sent a recording of a radio interview in which I talk about this very painting. So here it is. “In conversation with Judith Ley, first…