Walk into any Hallmark store and what do you see? Aisles of cards ….and shelves of collectables. Shelves of things that have no other purpose than to look nice in someone’s home. Now don’t get me wrong, as an artist I value beauty, and as is obvious this spring in Upstate South Carolina, so does […]

The Choice

When something terrible has happened to you how do you continue to trust God? The sermon at church yesterday was about the second chapter of Ruth. When I woke up this morning Ruth and her choice to stay with Naomi was on my mind. Her famous words: “Where you go I will go, and where […]

Made with Love

While in Chicago I had the opportunity to visit the Chicago Institute of art. There is just nothing like seeing paintings in person. There is something tangible  in live art that just doesn’t show up in a print or photo of a painting. What is it? Once I heard a mom say that the difference between the two peanut butter sandwiches […]

Super Heros

I am going to send you what my Father has promised; but stay in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high.   —Matthew 24:49 My precious daugher-in-law calls me E-Mom. It is short for Elasti-mom. The first year she was in my son’s life we watched the movie “The Incredibles” together. […]