Coral in Bloom - Story behind the Painting

Over 10 years ago, I had the picture in my mind of a flower in water as a result of a trip I had taken where I spent a lot of time by myself, traveling and thinking about things.  


God must have known I think in pictures, because He gave me a picture in my mind of a flower in water… 


I asked Him what it was about and He said that I am a flower.. when I am in His living water, I bloom, thriving and living as I was created to be.  


When I am not in His living water, I wither.  


I am designed to be connected to Him.  


And in that state, I am at my best, regardless of circumstances, regardless of anything or anyone else.  


As I thought about what He told me and how I needed that reminder / course correction, I thought it was represented in a lily on a lily pad in a river.  


So I decided to create a physical representation of it in the form of a glass mosaic.  


When I was thinking about what logo I wanted and what it would represent, I knew I wanted a blossom. 


I wanted to create a painting of a blooming flower, that represented me connected to Him. 


I chose coral, one of my favorite colors.  


So I painted it and you will see it in the near future in one of my logos…


To remind me and you that:


He designed us to be connected to His living water.


God gave us what we need to bloom.  


And when we are connected to Him, we bloom. 


So I introduce you to… Coral in Bloom...  


To remind us to be connected to Him.


And that we will bloom as a result.  


And that is what I want for You and Me.


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Coral In Bloom - Original Painting by Anna Jane Elliott, June 2018


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