Sophia Collection by nakedpastor David Hayward

Why I Wrote and Drew Sophia

BUY SOPHIA PRINTS or ORIGINAL DRAWINGS, and BUY THE LIBERATION OF SOPHIA BOOK! This is the introduction from my book, The Liberation of Sophia, a collection of 59 drawings, each with a meditation. INTRODUCTION: I left the professional ministry and the church abruptly in the spring of 2010. I’d finally had…

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Sophia "Suspended" drawing by nakedpastor David Hayward

Do you feel suspended between LIFE and DEATH?

SOPHIA “SUSPENDED” (From my graphic story book The Liberation of Sophia) Of all my work, I get the most emotional and meaningful feedback from mostly women who are reading this book. It’s got 59 Sophia images (also available in my art shop), each with a meditation describing the journey of…

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"The Liberation of Sophia" book by nakedpastor David Hayward

Freebie Friday: win a copy of my book “The Liberation of Sophia”!

I’m giving away a signed copy of my very popular book, The Liberation of Sophia. I will ship it to anywhere in the world. All for free! I will enter your name into a draw which closes at midnight tonight (EST) and announce the winner in the morning and contact…

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Sophia "Bridge" drawing by nakedpastor David Hayward

in order to be free you might have to burn some bridges

[You can buy Sophia original drawings, or Sophia reproduction prints, or my book The Liberation of Sophia.] I’m having a Sophia Art Show and Reading at St. Stephen’s University tonight. I hope to see some of you there. Here’s the meditation from this drawing, “Bridge”. Do you relate? This was…

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Sophia "Escape" by nakedpastor David Hayward

May it become clear when you should make your escape!

[You can get this Sophia print and others HERE! I’m offering FREE SHIPPING on ALL MY ART with code ‘shipit‘!] This is the text from this Sophia image, “Escape”, from my book, The Liberation of Sophia. You can order the book HERE. There are 59 images and meditations. So many…

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sophia release art drawing by nakedpastor david hayward

when it’s time to let things go

My newest book, The Liberation of Sophia, is not only available in paperback, but Kindle! CHECK IT OUT! I want to share with you one drawing and its accompanying meditation. “Release” There’s an expression I’ve heard: “Let it go… like a balloon… let it go!” There’s another expression that if…

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"Sophia Cleansed" drawing by nakedpastor David Hayward

getting cleansed from all the residue of unhappiness

This is the selection from my new illustrated book, The Liberation of Sophia, called “Cleansed”. It took a few years for me to finally feel like I was free from my years of service to the church. On the one hand I appreciate so much from that time. On the…

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Sophia drawing "Bridge" by nakedpastor David Hayward

severing yourself from the expectations of others

This is the selection from my new illustrated book, The Liberation of Sophia, called “Bridge”. It is not only important to sever toxic relationships. It is also necessary to sever yourself from the expectations of others, even if those expectations are intended to be good ones. You can read Sophia’s…

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Sophia drawing "Escape" by David Hayward nakedpastor

How to escape from an abusive relationship

If you are in an abusive relationship of any kind… employment, school, boyfriend/ girlfriend/ spouse, church, friendship, family… any kind… then read this. More importantly, get the book! It will help you. This selection, “Escape”, describes how Sophia did it, which is a metaphor for the way I did it.…

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