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Crossroads and Callings


Nine years ago…how time flies when you’re having fun! I was at a crossroads in my life, however, with a preexisting health condition I’d managed to live with successfully through three high stress careers since 1977. Accumulated stress isn’t good … Continue reading

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PLANNING TO FAIL MISERABLY


How to do it as an artist or any other professional. Or lollygagger in the workplace. I personally like #8—Why don’t you ever paint landscapes in normal colors? I get this question all the time. How do we know our … Continue reading

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PROMISE OF HOPE


Today is an official snow day here in our town. While other parts of our state got up to 5 inches of the fluffy white stuff, we got a mere dusting. However, our temperatures fell into the low teens with … Continue reading

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Friendship and Art


THANK YOU FRIENDS! I can’t express to you how glad I am to be with people who understand the scriptures which underpin my art. Others appreciate the art itself, but not the faith walk behind it. Y’all get both. Thank … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Grief


“A voice is heard in Ramah, lamentation and bitter weeping. Rachel is weeping for her children; she refuses to be comforted for her children, because they are no more.”~~ Jeremiah 31:15  We crossed the Isthmus of Corinth to the Old … Continue reading

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Why Do The Righteous Suffer?


“When I looked for good, then evil came unto me;   and when I waited for light, there came darkness.” ~~ Job 30:26 Easter morning may not be bright and sunny; at least the Weathermen aren’t predicting that this weekend. However, … Continue reading

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Dream, Explore, Go


“You shall take possession of the land and settle in it,  for I have given you the land to possess.”  ~~ Numbers 33:53 I overslept this morning, a behavior that seems more common lately. I did make to church yesterday. … Continue reading

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