100 Simple Ways to Have More Friends


You guys! I’m excited for my latest book. It’s been a long time in coming and I think it’s one that many people will be able to find useful. It’s all about having more friends, and who doesn’t need that in this world?

Linky Saturday: August 29, 2015


Does it feel like the summer has slipped by so fast it was all an illusion? As I write this, I am cold. Seriously. I have a big heavy sweater on and am enjoying cooler weather and sunshine. But I know somehow, somewhere summer must have been here. She snuck in and out so fast […]

New! Christian Art Greeting Cards

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Many of you have asked about greeting cards made from my artwork. I love that you all are still sending cards. I am too. Don’t you think in this email/text/Facebook world that a handwritten card is so nice to get? If you’re like me, you keep cards from people, too.

The Smile

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About 15 or 20 years ago, I went through some bad stuff. When I came out of it, I thought that I had shame written across my face, that everyone who saw me could see what a loser I was. I felt worthless.

You Should Know

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We all have people in our lives who have been so negative and toxic with us that for our own safety and wellness we needed to distance ourselves from them. I never feel good about doing this, but I’ll admit that when I’ve cut the negativity from my life I am able to live more […]

Linky Saturday: August 1, 2015

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This is actually the end of July post with those great artsy blogging links for the month. So pretend it’s still July.

Early Morning Choir


I never used to be a morning person. I am now a little bit more. I like getting up early and each morning I look forward to the birds singing. There is something so comforting about animals, with their way of moving forward with life and continuing on, no matter what is going on in […]

Sketches From When I Was a Kid


When I shared the post about sketches I sometimes do someone wrote and asked me if I always sketched or if it was a new thing since doing mixed media.