President and Prophet of the Mormon Church, Thomas S. Monson called as the Prophet - to serve as the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints - Worldwide! President Monson speaks in General Conference.
Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane on the Mount of Olives. He was in such agony of prayer that the Bible says his sweat was as drops of blood. An angel came to comfort Jesus. He was in that much agony, and yet the Lord Jesus went through with all of it.
The Shepherd always waters His sheep. "But whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again. The water that I will give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life," John
There is an intensity to this painting that draws me in. I try to focus on the Savior and imagine where He is here. My heart reaches out for Him and begs to be of what little aid it can offer. (Painting by Ron DiCianni)