Monday, January 5, 2009

From a Tattered Ragamuffin Bible to a Masterpiece

I looked for pictures of my bible pre-metamorphosis to demonstrate the drastic contrast, but I couldn't find any. But for those who didn't see it, it was held together with a generous amount of duct tape.

And now...

This is what heaven looks like!

"In the middle of its street, and on either side of the river, was the tree of life, which bore twelve fruits, each tree yielding its fruit every month. And the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations." Revelation 22:2

After many long hours of highly technical and skilled creativity, my dear roommate produced this masterpiece and had my precious bible rebound with this as it's cover.
"You will meet people who can't read, or who speak a different language. . . and when you do you can show them what heaven looks like." - Jen
(more albums of her art at


Little Christen said...

Indescribably beautiful! I truly can't find adequate words to describe it. Plus, great quote, Jen. :D

Kelsey said...

I wish I could see it in person! Some day!

Were you surprised?

Caitlin said...

Yes I was so surprised!

hehe, and surprised at myself because I completely forgot she was making it... silly me.

Jen said...

yayness for your bible being intact again. i was worried it would completely fall apart. i am glad that he rebound it so well. Now, i know it will last many years to come. And yay for a good god that remakes us from tattered to sturdy with his spirit. :D I love you dear roommate!

fallstarr said...

Lovely. Absolutely lovely. Jen told me about the Bible but it's a beauty to see in reality!

But not as beautiful as the contents. :)

2angels said...


I came across your page when I was looking for a true picture of what I imagine the Tree of Life looking like. This picture is absolutely incredible. It has touched my heart and has given me an even better interpretation of the Tree of Life. I have read your blog and my heart goes out to you. I've found that God is closest to us when were are in need of Him. I stretch my hands to our God and ask for complete healing in your body.
Your sister in Christ