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Realizing the presence, promise, and power of the Kingdom of God.

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.

True north

January 12, 2019

At 8:18 tonight, the view from the plane window is stunning.

Weather or not

January 05, 2019

The clouds above us are twisted, as if the sun has wrestled them to break through.

Burning hopes

January 03, 2019

It’s hard not to notice the mustachioed man with his shaggy shirt.

Looking back

December 29, 2018

This blog started a year ago with two questions from Jesus.

The promise of growth

December 27, 2018

The long, garden shrouds are the perfect ending my glum rule-of-three walk.

Behold your God!

December 18, 2018

Wrapping, I realize, is just the final touch of anticipation.

Home by another way

December 12, 2018

I wonder how the magi made it home.

How will I ever find Jesus in this press of people?

Pitch perfect

December 05, 2018

Everyone in the concert hall, including the orchestra, waits for my daughter to play a single note.

Come let us adorn him

December 02, 2018

This is not the tree we came for.

The question at our core

November 28, 2018

Looking around my hotel room, I’m suddenly aware of all the concentric circles.

A recipe for thanks

November 23, 2018

There’s something missing in our country’s formula for a modern-day Thanksgiving.

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