I took a bit of a hiatus from all things social media, during the month of December, choosing to spend time with family, decorate for Christmas, bake and do other fun things. I took many photos of the decorations and trees but haven't really felt compelled to share them. My house is on the darkish side during … Continue reading Random Thoughts 2019
Can you believe that Thanksgiving is almost here...only two days! I thought I was so ahead of the game but realize there is much left to do. I'm hosting for a few family members this year. Our son, grandson and his girlfriend will be here and maybe a nephew too! It sometimes seems to be … Continue reading Trees, Carolina Beach, and Turkey!
I have been a little lazy lately with photography. It is so simple and easy to take a photo with a cell phone with often good results that my "real" camera has been neglected for awhile now. So, this past weekend, out came the tripod and camera and I set up some fall vignettes to … Continue reading Fall Photos
If you would like to grow into a deeper relationship with the Lord, this book is an absolute must read. I feel so very blessed that I received an advance copy of Shannon Guerra's, new book, Oh My Soul: Encountering God in Honest, Unconventional (and Sometimes Messy) Prayer. You might know Shannon from her website, Copperlight Wood. I … Continue reading Oh My Soul : Encountering God in Honest, Unconventional (and Sometimes Messy) Prayer
The devastating effects of Hurricane Florence are still being felt through the Carolinas. Rivers are still rising and many still cannot get to their homes or their homes are no longer habitable or their homes are gone. If you don't live there or have someone you love there, you might not be keeping up with what … Continue reading SUNSHINE AND PRAYER
VElish Art Studio aka Graceful Moments is a big 10 years old today! I originally started this blog to promote my Etsy shops but it quickly, well, actually from the very start, changed into a place where I would share my thoughts about not only art but many things. That's the nice thing about personal … Continue reading Happy Birthday to VElish Art Studio aka Graceful Moments!
Just a little sunset with some comforting scripture today.
Life can really get busy and it seems like mine has been that way all year! I have spent a good bit of time getting my house in order but I still have much to do. I am trying to simplify which means shedding layers of things that I don't need and many that I … Continue reading Heritage Series 1
This is my latest piece added to Series 52 (a piece of artwork each week for 52 weeks. ) I am terribly behind because I took a break while my husband was having and recuperating from back surgery. It was a roaring success by the way--truly miraculous. He was almost wheelchair bound and all of … Continue reading Raphael, Archangel