Category Archives: Lord

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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Green pastures….

Not another death. Why another funeral? My husband’s dear Uncle, another in a long line of funerals over the past 2 1/2 years. The 7th one, to be precise. He was another of that fine generation, a brave soldier who fought … Continue reading

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Nearly Perfect

     It was nearly perfect. You know the sort of day. Summer. Late afternoon, the low 80s. The sun still warm and inviting…not harsh, not too bright. The breeze….tender, caressing, so gentle; perhaps even imagined? Block out the street noise and hearken to … 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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Two

This is called “Two Buddies.” It’s a painting of my Mom’s dogs for her birthday this week. Happy Birthday, Mom! What I believe is immediately evident in this watercolor is that the dog on the right, “Chief”, is much older, eyes … Continue reading

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The Wish

This is a watercolor I recently did of my beautiful little girl blowing out the candles on her cake at her 5th birthday. If I could have just one wish I wouldn’t ask to have my circumstances changed (although that would be … Continue reading

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Comfort

I have been praying for the friend of a friend whose son was serving in Afghanistan until recently, until he was the victim of a terrorist. He stepped on an explosive device designed specifically to maim and kill our young soldiers. I am … Continue reading

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