Monthly Archives: February 2018

Formed by His Hand

I’ve always been so moved by the verses of the Bible that talk about God creating me individually, the idea that He would spend time crafting the person that I am to be exactly who I am. That He had …

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Ski by Moonlight

My family always had great traditions and adventures for every season of the year, but perhaps the season that brought memories most uniquely ours was winter.  While many people dreamed the cold away, we were out in it, drinking in …

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Learning to See

What is the most important part of learning to draw?  As a matter of fact, it’s not teaching your hands to do something.  That’s important too!  But the most foundational skill is actually learning to see.  Let’s talk about that. In this post we talked …

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Anticipating Their Savior

I love the idea of Joseph being in love with the baby Jesus, especially since he must have had to try. The whole situation must have been such a struggle–but he MADE that choice and chose to take on the …

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My Yoke is Easy

I’ll say what inspired me to create this, but I’ll leave the rest to you. The idea is to get YOU thinking. I’ve always been struck by the passage, “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and …

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Redeemed by Trust

I’ve been on a Stargate kick lately. And much to my delight, my two favorite characters are a thing. But I don’t love them together only because I love romance. Vala starts out as an untrustworthy liar, thief, and general …

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Claddagh

This stained glass window has a very deep and special meaning for me. Most claddaghs mean love, loyalty, and friendship, which I suppose mine does as well. And it’s Irish, and I’m obsessed with all things Irish. But the most …

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I Always Dreamed

In the words of my dad, I’m addicted to romance. I’ve spent countless hours dreaming of the day I’ll begin life with my own Prince Charming, planning my wedding, watching good, wholesome romance movies, and otherwise living vicariously through the …

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Joseph’s Treasure

This was my contribution to my family’s Christmas card in 2015. (A few other pictures on this page are from past years.) This year I wanted to capture a “foster” father-son moment between Joseph and Jesus. I was inspired to …

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