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March art challenge

This one is for everybody! Get your friends, your husband and kids to draw. There's a fun giveaway at the end. More later about how to sign up and the prize! The most simple supplies - a pencil and paper and 15 minutes, that's it! You could purchase nice graphite...

Defined by shame no longer

At the beginning her shame defined her. She was surely the butt of jokes, certainly the target of much whispering. A laughingstock, she was the scarlet woman with a deficit of  friends. She came to the well only because she had to, and she came alone. She was dismayed...

Who’s asking?

I am looking for signs of spring and I am looking for answers to a few prayers and I'm looking for a gift for a friend, but none of these answers are my answer when I learn who asked this. Jesus. John 1: 38 He asked it first to John and Andrew at the Jordan River...

Our City Story

Our City on a Hill is again hosting one of their 'Story' nights. If you've never been, come sit with me and let's just listen together. Lent begins this week and I'm craving stories of what God has made right. I want my heart to be made soft. This night, Pam and...

I’m scared of red

Most of the reason for the February art challenge was to get me to paint, period. And the rest of it was to get to me to address things I shy away from in painting. Like the color red. I'm scared of red. Red paint is a personality. You may even know a few reds in your...

And that’s a wrap!

It's Question #10 that's bugging me. Am I shallow or just plain lazy not to have a list of goals or aspirations for the year? I picture everyone else having their list on the refrigerator or in their phone with check-marks already by at least one. Here's the question:...

It’s been a good look back…

...and now I'm almost ready to move forward. Almost. Here are a few more answers: 4.    Greatest praise for 2017? Israel! The opportunity to go, the protection, the feeling that it's my land too, all of it. Every single bit of every minute there. looking at the Temple...

Answering 2 and thinking on 3

Question 2 Other than the Bible, what was the most influential book you read in 2017 and why? These two books topped my stack in 2017. Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist My daughter said to me, "You've got to ready this book, Present Over Perfect. It totally...

4 You – an art challenge for February

I am hosting some super fun art challenges on the blog throughout 2018. They are for anyone who wants to jump into some creativity, try something completely different and sometimes wacky, and have a blast! All are free except for a minimal...