As a kid growing up in the 70s in Milwaukee, I saw the aftereffects of the civil rights movement, and it has stayed with me my entire life. I saw kids getting bused to schools far away from their homes, I saw angry people who had grandparents who either were slaves or who were alive […]
2016! I see you there in the distance, getting farther and farther behind me. I’m not too very disappointed you’ve moved through my life, tho. You were a challenge.
It’s been a year since I adopted the word trust as my word of the year, and as I look back I see how much this word has changed my life. Truly.
A new year! A new attitude! And here in the Midwest, it’s cold. Just saying. So you know what we need? A giveaway.
I’m one of those people who spends the first few days out of every new year wondering how we got here. How did we just change into a new year so quickly? Where did the time go? I wish I could say this attitude is from me being older but I think I’ve always been […]
Start the year off right with these ideas for random acts of kindness. I’ve included these ideas because they are perfectly suited for the month of January. I hope you will allow them to inspire you with action or to create your own act of kindness. Blessings for the new year!
Every craft show seems to have its own personality. Sometimes I get asked for specific Bible verses or images, other times I get asked about my originals and if certain paintings are available for sale. But this past week I got asked a lot about the people in my paintings.
Hello HALF CENTURY MARK! I am using all caps for you, because you’re a big thing. You’re something that is looming over me right now, a mere weeks away and you are feeling enormous and pretty awful.
I’ve been painting a lot lately. Creative expression of any kind has always been a way for me to heal, to fill my soul with good things, and to be a light to the world. It’s the way I truly get the Sabbath time I need with God.
Is there anyone in December that isn’t stressed? Anyone?