This gallery is the result of a mural painted in the parking garage of the Farmstead – a senior living facility. It’s built on an old farm site that includes a round barn, which Paul has already painted many times. This was done in the heat of summer two years ago.

The old barn stood strong for ages, with nary a bruise to its sides,

Through storms, hard times, through births and deaths, her sturdy timbers survived,

If a structure contains strong bones, it always can be restored,

When those who chose to rebuild it, have faith which can’t be ignored,

The heart to bring back her glory, offers sweat and blood and tears,

The result outshines the labor, providing many more years,

Its function may change with the times, but still it remains the same,

A strong, old barn with newfound dreams, new life it will now inflame,

We can reap such restoration, when faith is built on the Rock,

That strongest of all foundations stays active around the clock.


About atimetoshare.me

As I reach the end of my years, I find I have a lot of good information stored up in this old decrepit mind of mine. If I don't write it all down, it may vanish and no one will have the advantage of my thoughts. This is why this blog exists. I love the Lord, Jesus with all my heart and soul. I know I'm undeserving of all He's done for me, but I also know that His love is beyond my comprehension. I've always wanted to write. I never kept diaries, but tucked my thoughts in my head for future reference. I use them now in creating stories, plays, poetry and my blog. I continue to learn every day. I believe the compilation of our time spent with God will have huge affect on the way we live. I know I'm a sinner and I need a Savior. I have One through Jesus, Christ. My book, "Stages - a memoir," is about the seven stages of life from the perspective of a woman. It addresses all the things girls and women go through in life as they travel it with Jesus, and it is available on Amazon.com.
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2 Responses to A FRESH OUTLOOK

  1. Rebecca says:

    What a treasure for the seniors, and a beautiful poem to accompany it!

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  2. hatrack4 says:

    Beautiful and a great location

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