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A morning surprise

From the book of Ruth: 3 One day Ruth’s mother-in-law Naomi said to her, “My daughter, I must find a home[a] for you, where you will be well provided for. 2 Now Boaz, with whose women you have worked, is a relative of ours. Tonight he

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Lent and Christmas entwined

NOTE:  I first wrote this post several years ago.  It has become my tradition to re-post it for Holy Week each year.  I hope you enjoy it! The feast of the Annunciation fell on a Sunday this year.  (March 25) 

Posted in artistic life, spiritual life

give me grace

I finished 3 paintings this week and I like two of them.  Not bad, I suppose.  I posted the first one here.  Here’s today’s attempt.  I had a hard time choosing a verse for this face, I don’t know why…

Posted in painting, spiritual life

theology nerd

Okay.  I have a confession to make.  I’m a nerd.  I know it.  I liked Geometry in High School.  I won a state spelling contest in the 4th grade.  I liked Philosophy in college and I took 9 credits of

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Precious Text catalog

I’ve just returned from the printer and I’m so excited!  I’ve spent about the last 5 days working very hard on the photos and layout of a new catalog.  It’ will be an 8 page booklet and each page shows

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Comforting word

I didn’t sleep much last night.  My husband and I laid awake much of the night listening to wave after wave of thunderstorms roll through.  It began around 10 pm and went on until around 4 am, I think.  At

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a lenten meditation at christmas

Three years ago, for Christmas, I sculpted crucifixes for each of my 3 kids.  For about 2 weeks, I worked on them a few hours each day while they were in school.  I made sure to put them away by

Posted in polymer clay, spiritual life

the Lord’s signet

I had a neat compliment today.  I took some of my recent work to my bible study group this morning to get some feedback from friends.  We chat for a few minutes before beginning, of course.  My work was still

Posted in silver jewelry, spiritual life

what makes a favorite bible verse?

I’ve been thinking this week, as I’ve worked on more of the polymer only pendants, about the bible verses I’ve picked to use for my jewelry.  I’ve been pondering what makes a verse a favorite.  I’ve even wondered if I

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Budget minded

I’ve been thinking for a while about doing some all-polymer pieces that are more affordable.  These pieces use all the same photo-polymer plate molds which I developed for my silver line. The back side has a leaf impression or one

Posted in polymer clay, spiritual life
March 2023
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