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

Elizabeth Elliot: How Do You Define a Hero? (Week 50)

  Story behind the Painting: Recently my son (My 20-yr-old) called and said, “Mom, do you know who Elisabeth Elliot is?” “Of course, she is one of my heroes of faith. Why?” “Oh, well my friend just told me how much she loved her and I wanted to get her something about Elisabeth Elliot for Christmas. What are your thoughts?” […]

31 Days of Hindsight: Day 16

Hello Day 16!!!!! This look back is proving to be a “bucket full” of amazing memories, memories of people, places, circumstances, songs, poems, books, and  memories of God’s faithfulness above all else! If you are taking your own look back alongside me, I would love for you to share some of the gold you have gleaned from your 2016 year-end […]

(Week 11) “Know Your Why: Why am I painting pets?”

Starting this year, I made a writing goal, among many other goals, as did most people. Check out my blog post for details, “Be Alert; Be Present. I’m About to Do Something Brand New” January 2, 2016  but in a nutshell, my goal was to blog once a week with a painting that was the visual expression of the written […]

My Day 11 of 500 Words: CNN Heroes and Legacy Sunday

 http://www.cnn.com/specials/cnn-heroes/ If you have not watched this amazing tribute to ordinary people doing extraordinary things please stop reading and watch now. Hands down, I look forward to CNN HEROES more than any show each year. To me, it embodies the spirit of Christmas.   The first Christmas is when boots hit the ground on a rescue mission that had already […]