John chapter 11 tells the story of the death of Jesus’ dear friend Lazarus. I am struck in this passage by the depth of feeling Jesus has for the people he has grown close to. When Mary dashes out of her home to meet him, … Continue readingJesus Wept
Recently I got to go with my family on the annual trip to the beach. We’ve gone every year, and we always camp out about a mile from the ocean. As we all get older and move off to make our own lives, time like … Continue readingStarlight Music
One of the best parts of my childhood was the annual trip to the beach. What great bonding time as a family, but also–the freedom of the ocean, the wildness and the presence of God! This is a painting of my sister and me facing … Continue readingFacing Adventure
Happy Father’s Day! This painting is of a moment I dreamed of my whole life, and a memory I now cherish–the father-daughter dance at my wedding. We danced to the “Christmas Waltz” from the Cowboy Christmas CD that holds so many memories for my family. … Continue readingFather-Daughter Dance
Psalm 104: Bless the LORD, O my soul! O LORD my God, thou art very great! Thou art clothed with honor and majesty, who coverest thyself with light as with a garment, who hast stretched out the heavens like a tent, who hast laid the … Continue readingClothed in Majesty
I painted this picture for Mother’s Day. The picture speaks for itself–a precious moment leading up to my wedding.
How Mary must have loved the infant Jesus.
I painted this from a photo I took several years ago of my brother teaching my nephew to fish. So many precious family memories–they make painting even more fun than it already was.
I created this stained glass window as part of the stained glass class I took in college. The assignment was to make something that would be permanently hung in the hallway of one of our classroom buildings, and mine is now over our study center. … Continue readingCeltic Cross
Every summer of my childhood, my family would go camping several times. The evenings around the campfire were some of the most special moments, as we’d gather around, make mountain pies and s’mores, and sing a good mix of praise songs and old folk songs. … Continue readingFireside Praise