I took this in Florence in 2005. These street artists are unbelievably talented and watching them work is a treat as much as seeing their finished product.
As I watched her check her photograph and diligently create her art, I felt God say to me, “You are not a reproduction of anyone else. You are unique. I created you from my heart to make a one-of-a-kind you. I am your Artist.”
Psalm 139: 13-16
For you created my inmost being;
you knit me together in my mother’s womb.
I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
your works are wonderful,
I know that full well.
My frame was not hidden from you
when I was made in the secret place,
when I was woven together in the depths of the earth.
Your eyes saw my unformed body;
all the days ordained for me were written in your book
before one of them came to be.