Bruce Van Patter

As a freelance illustrator, graphic recorder, and author, Bruce is on a lifelong journey to delight in the handiwork of the Creator. And he’s always ready for fellow travelers.

Wildlife lessons

May 6, 2019

The lion in front of me has no idea I’ve been stalking him.

Flowers speak

May 2, 2019

The farmer’s market is awash in flamboyant color.

Life overcoming

April 23, 2019

What if, this year, spring hadn’t returned?


April 19, 2019

As I leave my Manhattan hotel, I get some free advice.

I happen to glance down at just the right time.

Fertile soil

April 14, 2019

The wind is howling outside of my Iceland hotel room.

Colors this extravagant feed my ongoing musing about hope.

What we are building

March 28, 2019

The man on the corner looks like yet another urban panhandler.


March 18, 2019

The glittering stone in a Manhattan shop window has stopped me in my tracks.

Stay with us!

March 14, 2019

It’s one of the great Aha! moments in Scripture.

Complex systems

March 10, 2019

The twilight sky over Boston’s intertidal flats is glorious.

Walking jacketless on a February morning is a welcome surprise.

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