Letting God be My Security

11-9-17 “Hold back nothing of yourselves for yourselves so that He who gives Himself totally to you may receive you totally.” – Saint Francis of Assisi I’m finding myself clinging to security–to the things I think will give me security, and am afraid that without them, I’ll … Continue readingLetting God be My Security

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Not of the World

As a prelude to the first journal entry, I wrote this when Silvio and I were very newly married.  For the first solid year, we experienced an endless stream of things going wrong–being evicted on our one month anniversary, our cars breaking down so consistently … Continue readingNot of the World

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Jesus’ Delight

One of the memories of my childhood that warms my heart the most is that of my parents being affectionate with each other.  Sometimes it was romantic, sometimes it wasn’t, but just the sight of them being loving to each other created such a sense … Continue readingJesus’ Delight

Maximilian Kolbe

My most recent commission was this depiction of Maximilian Kolbe.  He was a priest and friar best known for his sacrifice and death in Auschwitz.  After he was sent to the Nazi prison camp along with countless other innocent victims, ten prisoners were chosen for death … Continue readingMaximilian Kolbe

Praise Him

Hallelujah! Praise the LORD from the heavens; praise him in the heights. Praise him, all you his angels; give praise, all you his hosts. Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all shining stars. Praise him, highest heavens, you waters above the heavens. Let them all … Continue readingPraise Him