Quite a few months ago, a friend of mine asked me if I would be interested in donating one of my paintings for a silent auction being held to raise money for a high school theater group. I had been wanting to do an acrylic painting using a palette knife for awhile and decided to use that … Continue reading Maine Coast Receding Storm
Praying for the safety of those fleeing Irma, those who stayed behind, and those brave first responders who are standing ready to help all those in need.May God protect and keep you all. Blessings,Vicki
September is upon us and autumn is just around the corner. Thinking of autumn leaves, pumpkins, football and all those other lovely things that autumn brings. In keeping with that mood, a photo from a 2012 trip to Jekyll in early December (the weather change comes later there) is the backdrop for today's inspirational verse from … Continue reading Autumn Is Just Around the Corner
Has it really been almost nine months since my last post? So much has happened and where do you begin again when so much time has passed. Our lease was up on April 1st on the house we lived in for two years. We started in January to find a new house but this time … Continue reading Where Does the Time Go?
SOME CHRISTMAS TREE CLOSEUPS...The Nativity Nativity in a Star given to us by a dear friendOne of four banners...Noel, Merry Christmas, Joy to the World and Peace to All.Vintage style glass ornamentA Santa that has been in my husband's family for over 100 years!The true meaning of Christmas...a Savior for the world.Czechoslovakian glass bead garland with … Continue reading A Look Back at Christmas 2016 in Photos
I'm getting excited about Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is the kick-off to the Advent season and except for Christmas, my favorite holiday. Maybe I get excited about Thanksgiving because it is very often the first real sign of fall in our neck of the woods or maybe it's just the food. Ha! Anyway, here in northwest Georgia, … Continue reading Thanksgiving into Christmas Picks
Finally! Blogger, Shannan Martin's book about her journey from living her dream life to living God's purpose for her life is in print! I have laughed and cried with Shannan as she has shared her joy and despair during the process of falling free from the life she always wanted. I cannot wait to read … Continue reading Falling Free – Official Trailer
My plan was to paint a rabbit but I ended up not painting a rabbit. I was flipping through my Quotation Journal yesterday afternoon, where I write down favorite Bible scripture verses and quotations. I try to write them in a decorative fashion and add little drawings or doodles on some of them. It is sort … Continue reading Day Five – Five Minute Painting Self-Challenge