When Ruins Sing...

Where my faith and creativity collide! A freedom freelancer, prayerful painter and clarion for Christ.

(re)fresh: Revisiting Timeless Teachers with Fresh Eyes

  #Inwiththeold is the hashtag a friend of mine uses for her antique store. I have the pleasure of working alongside her and I am continually inspired by past remnants that are restored, revived, repurposed or renovated to be relevant in the present. Revisiting the timeless is leading me to rivers of (re)freshment and I […]

Writing a Book Proposal: Little Did I Know

To all of the faithful followers of this blog, I wanted to apologize for my posting inconsistency his year.  I have found it almost impossible to blog, while attempting to write my first book proposal. WRITING A BOOK PROPOSAL IS MY CURRENT EVEREST! It is a mountain I have purposefully chosen and one completely foreign […]

New Art in Gallery

Below is a sample of NEW ART on my art gallery page! Hope you enjoy and please email me at katiewilson40@gmail.com if interested in commissioning a piece or if interested in something that is still available in the gallery!   Check out the Art Gallery Page! New Art! Click here for ART GALLERY LINK  

Meaningful Write Now: 5 Reasons to Journal in the Moment

Meaningful Write Now: 5 Reasons to Journal in the Moment As a little girl I kept a diary. I have to admit I often wondered, “WHO is Diary anyway?” I was not sure why I thought she/he/it cared about my day but I updated Dairy nonetheless. Upon finding my earliest diaries, I saw drawings and […]

GENTalks Episode 24: The Blank Canvas of Marriage (Part 1)

Click here for iTunes link to GENTalks Podcast   A blank canvas is a beautiful metaphor for marriage. Different mediums, colors, textures etc… come together building something new, one brushstroke at a time.  Mess-ups happen along the way but new brushstrokes come in to make masterpieces out of those messes.   New beginnings are always […]

Meaningful Wait

Meaningful Wait Is connectivity killing connection? While sitting in the doctor’s office recently, I saw a room full of people and heard a room full of DEAD SILENCE.  Everyone was glued to their phone. It made me sad and it immediately brought a memory to mind, a moment I would have missed had my phone […]

GENTalks Episode 22: Created To Create

Click Here for iTunes Link to GENTalks Episode 22 Kaitlin and Katie jump straight into a conversation about the creative in all of us. We are created to create. Do you believe that? Creating “your thing” is simply an act of obedience when you know God has asked you to write, paint, speak, sing, act, […]

Meaningful Questions

Meaningful Questions Someone can invite, hug and show us to a seat of honor, but if they never ask us a MEANINGFUL QUESTION have they really shown that we MEAN ANYTHING to them? An invitation means nothing if we are not truly welcomed. A hug is as piercing as a slap in the face when […]

New Art: Wildflowers Hanging From Heaven

Isaiah 61:11 MSG

Eden Reaching for Us: Wildflowers Hanging From Heaven from the “Wild and Wonderful” Collection: #wildandwonderfulcollection A series of wildflower paintings around the theme BEAUTY FROM ASHES. Many species of wildflowers spring up and thrive in soil that is rich in ashes! A wild, beautiful mess emerges from the remains of forest fires. Ruins do sing; […]

What You Mean To Me…

We watched the movie I’m Not Ashamed last night.  It is Rachel Scott’s faith story, as taken from her journals and eye witness accounts to her life and the mass school shooting that took place in 1999 at Columbine High School. Rachel lived her life out loud for Christ while wrestling in her faith walk.  She had […]