Been thinking lately about this word. RISE. How do we rise each day? How do we rise to the occassion? How do we rise when we are beaten down? In the March Painting the Psalms project, I'm focusing on the rising sun, how it warms us and blesses us. I'm focusing on how big God is. And it's a
One reason I like painting angels so much is it reminds me of all the ways God guides us, protects us, and helps us. He lives in us and talks to us directly, but sometimes we need extra help! I think angels are sent by Him, whether they are spiritual or human. This painting was made with
Hey there! I've got a new website design. Have you noticed? The goal in changing things on the site was to make the shop and classroom access more clear. Need a tour? Check out my quick video below.
What does it mean that the truth will set us free? From the beginning, when we tried to control our own destiny, things went poorly for us. God's way is the way of freedom. So when Jesus says he is "the way, the truth, and the life" (John 14:6) it means that we are not confined to this trap of sin
This world can be difficult. We endure hardships, we suffer, and often, the people around us (even those we love) do not help. It can be hard to see hope, let alone BE HOPE for someone else. In this verse from Matthew 5:14, Jesus is assuring us that in HIM we have that hope, we ARE that light.
It's hard when someone says "calm down" or "don't worry." Those words aren't necessarily a comfort. But when God says them, they take on different meaning. The full verse of this is: "Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your
Never forget: we are here to encourage each other.We can make the difference when someone is struggling. We never know when someone might bebarely hanging on, but our kindness can help them in ways that get them through the hard days and allow them to be the people they were meant to be.
Looking for some fun Valentine's Day crafts? I've got two tutorials up on YouTube that show you just that! DIY Valentine’s Day decorations First, repurpose that Christmas wreath! I took spray paint, felt, and beads and made my Christmas wreath into a Valentine's Day decoration. Best of
So many paintings done this past year! I always say that I'm trying to paint a world outside of this one, where there is only hope and possibility. That is the journey each painting takes me on. I am an intuitive painter, which means I usually paint by what I feel and the image God places in my
I get asked all the time where I get my art supplies and specially, how I use the weird items I pick up at garage sales and thrift stores. In truth, those odd items are my favorite things to use. In this video, I share what I've found recently and how I plan to use it.