Celtic Cross

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

Fireside Praise

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


It cannot be expressed how deeply I appreciate the beauty of God’s creation. The more you notice it and let yourself enter into its splendor, the more spellbound you are. I truly do not think it is possible for humans to grasp the greatness and … Continue readingBeauty


My husband Silvio and I both love The Lord of the Rings. For our wedding, I wore Arwen’s Evenstar necklace. That was partly because it just looked amazing with my dress, but I also loved the symbolism: it was a sign that she would sacrifice … Continue readingEvenstar

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 the magic.  We skied as … Continue readingSki by Moonlight