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in our eyes

22 The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; 23 the LORD has done this, and it is marvelous in our eyes. 24 The LORD has done it this very day; let us rejoice today and be glad. Psalm

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In quietness

For thus the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel, has said,  “In repentance and rest you will be saved, in quietness and trust is your strength.”  –Isaiah 30:15 I’m moving forward.  I’m starting to think in terms of this

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wait for the Lord

My soul waits for the Lord. I’m still listening for his leading and trying new things, keeping faith that all this has a purpose He will show me… I’m so thrilled with the new art supplies I ordered.  This portrait

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Draw near

I’ve been playing with a combination of drawing and painting and I really like it.  This technique combines soft charcoal with titanium white paint.   Essentially, you draw a picture and then paint over it with the paint, binding the charcoal

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for the exercise challenged

In an attempt to be whimsical, I offer today’s painting: The etymology of the word inspiration includes “breathe into” and “spirit breath”.  In the literal translation, God inspired Adam when he breathed life into the clay formed body of man.

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coming back around

Just like in the body, everything is connected in the creative life.  One experience leads to another.  Inspiration or an image in one work feeds the next work. I took a tiny cropped part of the last painting and made

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be joyful in hope

Today’s painting: Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.  Romans 12:12.  This verse is a popular one on my jewelry.  I’ve always liked it very much, myself, too.  This face had such a serene expression, I so

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June 2020
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