God Is Still Blessing America

When we woke up todayThere was peace in our skies.We weren’t startled awakeBy the sound of missles in our skies. We didn’t awake in fearNor did we have cause to dreadThat someone would find outWe keep a bible by our bed. No, we awoke todayWith our freedom in place.We were free to worship GodWithout hidingContinue reading “God Is Still Blessing America”

How Deep is Your Love

How Deep is Your Love Are you willing to deny yourself, The pleasures of your life, Turn your back on fame For the cause of Christ? Will you give away your time, Share your talents without pay? Consider the needs of others above your own when you kneel to pray? Are you willing to chooseContinue reading “How Deep is Your Love”

Transitions: When Little Becomes Much

A little hug A little caress A little assurance In the middle of despair Will greatly calm the weary soul. A little love A little smile A little hope In a little while Will lift a heavy burden. A little joy A little faith A little encouagement In the very moment when need is greatContinue reading “Transitions: When Little Becomes Much”

Transitions: Beauty for Ashes

There are times when I go to my secret place To worship and seek God’s face I find myself inspired by the beauty of His grace. As I create the images He reveals, i often wonder how These not so talented hands can respond with ease To produce images such as these. He quietly remindsContinue reading “Transitions: Beauty for Ashes”

The Parables of Our Lives: Praise Like the Trees

Have you ever wondered why trees grow tall? Why they stand firm in spring, summer, winter, and fall? They wave when the wind blows They twinkle when it snows. Trees cast cooling shadows in the summer heat. They sprout leaves, bear fruit, shed leaves, and repeat. In all that they do and all they provideContinue reading “The Parables of Our Lives: Praise Like the Trees”

Wonderfully Imperfect

I love living in East Texas especially during the transition seasons. I love driving along the country roads and watching the landscape sprinkled with trees full of white blossoms. Tonight I felt inspired to capture some of the landscape I see each morning on my commute to work. As I was sketching, smearing/smudging, and sprinklingContinue reading “Wonderfully Imperfect”

Uncluttered Part 12: Rise Above the Noise

When I began this uncluttered series at the beginning of the year I was inspired by an advertisement about storage containers. I thought the trouble with storage containers is we tend to hold on to what we need to let go. We pack away things we don’t wear and our garages are filled with books,Continue reading “Uncluttered Part 12: Rise Above the Noise”

Flowers & Verses 4: Patriotism

Almanac.com says the nasturtium represents patriotism. Patriotism means devoted love for ones country/in support and defense of one’s country. This is my patriotic tribute to America for Independence Day. Almanac.com also says that the nasturtium prefers poor soils and they do not need fertilizers. In fact, Almanac says fertile soil produces more foliage than flowers.   Continue reading “Flowers & Verses 4: Patriotism”