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Inspired By The Book Of Revelation

Several people in my life are in the process of overcoming. Overcoming an addiction, a broken heart, a long illness. One dear soul I love is saying goodbye to her family as she gets ready to meet the Lord. Overcomers are the true warriors. To overcome, in Scripture, means to hear God’s voice, then to […]

Bind My Heart

Inspired By A Hymn

Sometimes a line from a song just brands itself into your mind. This line from the famous hymn has always resonated with me and so many others, it seems. We long to be close to God, but we wander away so easily and thoughtlessly. No wonder Jesus was always talking about sheep. This print is […]

Consider The Lilies Handcrafted Rosary

Inspired By The Lilies Of The Field: Luke 12:27

A rosary should be as precious and unique as a treasured piece of jewelry, its beauty meant to inspire meditative prayer and reflection on the life of Jesus. The inspiration for this rosary comes from Luke 12:27-28: “Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; but I tell you, not even Solomon […]

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Your Stories Inspire Me

Your stories inspire me. When I go on a book signing or to a book fair, exhibit at an art walk or craft festival, I hear your stories. In my Etsy Shop and on Facebook, you send me notes about who you are buying for and why this person will be getting a book, print, […]

Smooth Rondelle Psalm 23 Necklace

Psalm 23 Necklace

Artists often work in series and I’m no exception. The idea for this crystal beaded bracelet depicting the 23rd Psalm, using a different colored bead to represent the idea behind every line: Led to this idea for a boho style Psalm 23 bracelet: Which in turn started me thinking about a designing a necklace, something […]

Psalm 23 Bracelet all colors

Psalm 23 Bracelet, Boho Style

Wearing a piece of inspirational jewelry can be a tangible reminder of what is bigger than ourselves, a source of encouragement and comfort. After I created a sparkly, crystal Psalm 23 bracelet, my son wondered if I was going to make a guy’s version with a similar design. He wanted to wear one too. Well, […]

Away In The Manger

Away In The Manger

This is a painting from a children’s book I wrote and illustrated called  Joseph’s Heart: A Story of Adoption. It is titled  Away in the Manger and is the most whimsical image from the book.  Baby Jesus takes center stage as He lies in swaddling clothing, surrounded by a bird’s eye view of various creatures. They look […]

Joseph Holding Baby Jesus

The Idea That Wouldn’t Go Away Part 2

Along with the excitement about The Idea, I soon realized there were countless details to work out to make this book a reality. Even though I was an artist with a BFA and MFA in Drawing and Painting, the truth was I had: No experience with illustration. Large Mixed Media Abstract Images? Why, yes. Realistic […]