This original painting is 5x7 inches, painted on professional watercolor paper. It is titled 'The Gardener'. To me, the act of gardening is beautifully symbolic. It is intimate in a way. We grow attached to the things that we grow and coax into beautiful plants. As I’ve adopted more houseplants I’ve started to think about this a lot, and it reminded me of Christ. It struck me recently that He is our gardener. He knows us personally and knows what we can become