Friday, 12 August 2016


God's Hourglass -
an artist book by Pam Finlay
August 2016

A week ago I was led to create a collage.  This collage was assembled in a short time into a book from words and pictures that seemed to illuminate from magazine pages that the Holy Spirit led me to. 

He gave me the words: joy, live, love, heaven, transform, reconnection and change, living jewels, new life, ask, the olive trees, home, reflection and creativity, treasures and gold, be creative and shine.

Along the way I discovered a picture of a clock with the time being 11.55pm and I heard in my spirit “It’s close to midnight”, a time of acceleration.  Everywhere I looked I saw hearts and cups.  I could also see an hourglass appear in the collage in the shape of 2 hearts in the figure 8.  The number 8 speaks of new beginnings in scripture.  God is filling our hearts through the passage of time as we remain on the narrow way.  I could see the resemblance of the hourglass to the birth canal, a narrow channel to press through to enter in to become fully opened.  God’s treasure is flowing in our hearts.  Our cup runneth over.  Overflowing in abundance is His grace, the golden oil of the Holy Spirit provides all that we need to keep our lamps burning.  He is filling us with His provisions and His blessings, we are sparkling like jewels.  Abundance through Jesus the Good Shepherd.  God has given us new life through Christ. 

 The scriptures that resonated for the words that He was giving are:

Psalm 23:
5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my
cup overflows.

Zechariah 9:
16 And the Lord their God will save them on that day as the flock of His people, for they shall be as the (precious) jewels of a crown, lifted high over and shining glitteringly upon His land.

Zechariah 4:
11 Then I asked him, “What are these two olive trees on the right side of the lampstand and on the left side of it?”
12 I asked him the second time, “What are these two olive branches, which are beside the two golden spouts, that pour the golden oil out of themselves?”

Matthew 25: 1-13”The Parable of the Ten Virgins”
6 At midnight the cry range out: Here’s the bridegroom! Come out to meet him!”

Matthew 7:
7 Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you

Nehemiah 8:
10 Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet wine, and send portions to them for whom nothing is prepared; for this day is holy to our LORD; neither be you sorry; for the joy of the LORD is your strength.

Mark 12:
30 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. 

Proverbs 14:
11 The house of the wicked will be overthrown, but the tent of the upright will flourish.

Proverbs 2:
4 If you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hidden treasures;
5 then you will understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God
6 For the LORD gives wisdom; from His mouth come knowledge and understanding.

2 Corinthians 5:
17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation.  The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. 

I’m desiring God’s truth above all else.  The truth is His word.  Miracles happen every day.  Look to God and the door will be opened to you.   

Blessings and love,