What You See ’15

What You See '15

There is more to life then what is on the outside.

Thanks for looking,
Kacie O’Neill
Creating Beauty Out Of Waste

What if for one day we could all see what people look like on the inside…

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Life, Love & Ashes ’15

Life, Love, & Ashes '15 (1)

This painting is a reminder of Isaiah 61:3 I give God my ashes, and he replaces them with something far more beautiful then anything I could ever imagine!

This is our Gracious, Merciful Lord!

Isaiah Chapter 61
1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;
2 To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;
3 To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.
4 And they shall build the old wastes, they shall raise up the former desolations, and they shall repair the waste cities, the desolations of many generations.
5 And strangers shall stand and feed your flocks, and the sons of the alien shall be your plowmen and your vinedressers.
6 But ye shall be named the Priests of the LORD: men shall call you the Ministers of our God: ye shall eat the riches of the Gentiles, and in their glory shall ye boast yourselves.
7 For your shame ye shall have double; and for confusion they shall rejoice in their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess the double: everlasting joy shall be unto them.
8 For I the LORD love judgment, I hate robbery for burnt offering; and I will direct their work in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.
9 And their seed shall be known among the Gentiles, and their offspring among the people: all that see them shall acknowledge them, that they are the seed which the LORD hath blessed.
10 I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels.
11 For as the earth bringeth forth her bud, and as the garden causeth the things that are sown in it to spring forth; so the Lord GOD will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations.

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Kacie O’Neill
Creating Beauty Out Of Waste

God is great!

Life’s Bricks ’15

Life's Bricks '15 (2)

This painting is a reminder showing if I try fixing my life by myself, it looks like a cover up.  I’ve tried fixing my life (aka; a cracking brick wall) with only my two hands.  The harder I try the more broken it gets. The wall/My life is to broken for just me to fix; I need God to fix it.

So trusting the Lord with my life, I wont have to worry about picking up all the crumbles and trying to find where they used to go.  Instead I will be SET FREE from this broken wall.

Thanks for looking,
Kacie O’Neill
Creating Beauty Out Of Waste

Do it the right way and let God fix it!

Goodbye for Now ’15

Goodbye for Now '15

I was allowing my thoughts to consume me about someone I had lost.  Someone that means a great deal to me.  Feeling like it was my fault.  The pain was excruciating.

I was praying about this and I really wasn’t letting God take it from me.  So God suggested to me paint through it, and let go more and more every time you paint.  I have spent more time with this painting then I would care to share.  But I will share that through every aching brushstroke; I gave God this burden.  Through the many stages of this piece I felt many different things.  In the end I know one day God will reunite us, and it will be on His time.

Thanks for looking,
Kacie O’Neill
Creating Beauty Out Of Waste

Saying goodbye is hard, but when God is by your side it is much easier!

Blue Dayz ’14

Blue Dayz '14

I was feeling a little down.  I went into my studio and started to just let myself feel and painted.  By the end of the painting my feelings were left on the canvas.

I was thankful that God had given me art, I felt rejuvenated and satisfied!

Thanks for looking,
Kacie O’Neill
Creating Beauty Out Of Waste

Get out in that rain and splash around! I think you will be thankful you did it!