Tag Archives: art

An Artist

Edited: Congratulations, Lisa Notes! You won the giveaway!  I stepped back. And for the first time, after four years, I felt like an artist. Four years ago I picked up pastels and began. Learning to blend. Learning to mix colors. Learning to draw. I took along aside our son. His gift evident from a young...

Eucharisteo Art

I mentioned in this update post about my One Word 2011 that I planned to paint an art piece with my word. Last week at art lessons I began. This is the final product. I’m not a great artist, but being able to paint and create is so good for my soul and spirit. I...

Stolen Breaths

The moon glows full, bright, outside my window. Thoughts of wonder sparked. Questions surface from a grateful heart. How often rushing past, breath unstolen? Without pausing, awestruck? What secrets those wonders might reveal. What truths might God whisper? Hearts unprepared, rushed. Mysteries remain unseen. Painted sunset, streaks of yellow, pink, orange, purple, red splash against sky....

You Are Creative

You are creative. Yes you. You reading this. You are. I have friends who think I’m creative. Sometimes I think I’m just crafty. When my tendency to compare myself to any of my creative friends or to people like Ali Edwards shows up I don’t feel so creative. But comparison is fraught with danger. My...