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September 15, 2012

posted Sep 16, 2012, 4:27 PM by Olivia Russ
kerri-Ann Haye-Donawa
The Holy Imprint
kerri-Ann Haye-Donawa

Just recently – deeply engaged in a time of worship, eyes closed, hands raised, self-awareness completely torched by the grandeur of God’s glory – an image of God impressing Himself on the human canvas suddenly burst onto my mind’s consciousness. I saw what seemed like a large, spongy block, very similar to a memory foam mattress, and then the shape of a person slowly imprinting the sponge until the sponge completely lost its original shape and became entirely defined by this prominent impression.

Newburgh Theological Seminary

As I watched the image in my mind, I meditated on God’s ultimate desire. Undeniably, His will is to influence and impress Himself upon us until we mirror and reflect Him completely. Of course, this indentation of... (Continued)