Motivation and Inspiration Playbook 10 Winning Strategies to Fuel Your Creativity How does a creative person find motivation and inspiration to fuel their creativity? One way is to read and implement the 10 winning strategies in this Motivation and Inspiration Playbook. This Playbook will encourage you to turn to God who is the source […]
Metamorphosis of a Butterfly: My Spiritual Transformation The metamorphosis of a butterfly is a mysterious event. Even more mysterious is the process of spiritual transformation when God is working in the darkness of one’s inner being. Just as what goes on inside the cocoon during metamorphosis can never be truly observed and studied, neither can […]
5 Effective Ways to Break Through Roadblocks to Creativity Roadblocks to creativity happen to every artist and craftsperson at some point. These roadblocks can last for a short while or for an extended period. Causes vary: stresses from life—job, family, health, finances, self-doubt, depression. Or in medical doctor language, “I-don’t-know-what’s-wrong-with-you-but-you’re-going-to-get-a-bill-anyway,” the cause may be idiopathic. […]
Journaling: Expressing Your Heart Through Your Pen Journaling is as individual as fingerprints. There is no formula, no right or wrong way to go about it. Throughout history people have kept journals for many reasons: recording creative inspiration, developing literary and musical compositions, chronicling their daily lives, etc. Below is a sampling of the individuality […]
Let God Unlock Your Creativity Perhaps the greatest proof that all mankind is creative is this: Genesis 1:27 “So God created mankind in His own image, in the image of God He created them; male and female He created them.” Now, if we are created in the image of The Creator, then that means that […]
The Light of God Shines Through Us When We Create The light of God shines when we create because we reflect his glory into the world through our art. How many times have you stopped to think about where that idea originated? How were you able to see new designs or create original artwork? What […]
My name is Maria and I am a Christian / artist / mother / wife / daughter / sister / friend / dog-lover / vegetarian. The list keeps growing.
I love to read and make stuff. In fact, if my hands aren’t busy, it’s probably because I have fallen asleep.
B.U.I.L.D. Alliance connects the dots for me. I love God and art and people. Now I get to share my passions with you and offer you a place to get inspired and motivated to glorify God by sharing your God-given gifts and talents with the world.
I believe the best way to get to know someone is by observation and interaction over the course of time. So, let’s spend some time together and get to know each other better.
God spoke the word “build” to me in September of 2016. When I asked Him, “build what”? He said, “Believers United In Living Dreams.”
Since then, He has been clarifying the vision. Thus far, I know that B.U.I.L.D. Alliance is a ministry geared toward artisans and craftspeople who want to glorify God through their work. As this grows and develops, so will we.
The foundational verse for B.U.I.L.D. Alliance is Psalm 127:1: “Unless the LORD builds the house, the builders labor in vain.” God is building B.U.I.L.D. Alliance.
Stick around and let’s watch Him work. This is going to be awesome!