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
I'm not really sure exactly what I'm doing just yet, so bear with me as I get my feet wet. I was on Blogger for 10 years so this is a big change but change is what challenges you and keeps you moving forward. Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton … Continue reading Same Theme, New Platform…
Staying busy with taking care of the husband and doing some of the things that he normally does. He is progressing very well and is walking without any assistance with very little pain! Yay!!! Of course, that means I have to watch him like a hawk because he will think he can do more than … Continue reading Popping In To Say Hi
We've been busy. Spouse is having back surgery this week and we have been traveling all over the place for pre-ops, checkups, and other fun things! The problem with living in a small rural town is having to travel so far to find the really, great specialist. Thankful that we found him, just wish he was … Continue reading Some Love Thoughts for Holy Week