The birth of Jesus is the fulfilment of God’s promise. Through Jesus, we can have eternal life and be united with God again. Therefore, it is a joyous day when Jesus is born. And the rainbow is the sign of the covenant between God and us.
“Be strong and courageous” were the words God spoke to the Israelites as they entered the Promised Land. They were uncertain yet hopeful in God’s promises. This verse has given me courage and strength as I enter Secondary School, knowing that God is with me wherever I go.
The look in the old man’s eyes has hope even as he reminisces a life lived long and well. It reminded me of my Sunday school lessons about long life. The intention of this piece is to capture the inner feelings of the subject in a loose carefree style rather than the finesse of portrait drawings.