Category Archives: faith

Dandelion Dreams

Is there something that you really want? Something that you have longed for, for a very long time? And have you also sometimes felt selfish, undeserving or just plain crazy in even wishing for this thing? I’ve been there. But something I recently … Continue reading

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Seasons of life

I painted this “Sweet Gum” leaf for its amazing autumn violet (which is taking over its green hues of summer.) The cycle of deciduous trees is much like our lives. The strong bright green apparel of summer evokes warm, sunny, blissful days … Continue reading

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A Time to weep…

Ecclesiastes 3:4 declares that there is “A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance.” But what do we do when our weeping and mourning times appear to far outnumber the … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Day!

(I know this Green Sea Turtle doesn’t exactly look “happy” but since I’m the one who painted him I know he really is. :) And, I think the ocean and its bright yet serene colors make  for a great “Happy Day” image. … Continue reading

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Love

Today my family and I visited a dear elderly family member who is becoming more and more frail by the day from the effects of ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease as it is commonly called. While on the way to … Continue reading

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Hopeful

One of my most fervent prayers for the last few years has been for spiritual revival in our land, taken from the oft-repeated II Chronicles 7:14. In accord with my prayers, I have begun to notice a surprisingly satisfying theme infiltrating the mainstream US news … Continue reading

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