Come on a journey to the bottom of my creative well!

Will you join me on a journey?   Come with me as I share my  process of the painting “Look Within.”   I found more beauty in the authentic than in the pretty. Can an authentic expression be “beautiful” because of its authenticity? Or does artful expression have to be...

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How do you want to show up today?

You get to choose. Are you nursing a news hangover?  Are you feeling the grief and pain from watching the train wreck of a dumpster fire that is unfolding in our nation’s capital? Most of us are helpless to fix the situation in DC right now. But we do have some agency...

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Watch what God is up to!

Watch what God is up to! Are you ready? I’m not asking if you’re finished with your Christmas shopping. And I’m not asking if you’re finished with your Christmas decorating. I haven't even started!   Today's Gospel reading urges us to "Watch!" and to "Be ready!" Are...

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Time to Celebrate! Reimagining Mary Live Virtual Art Show

Join me in celebrating my first art show! We will be broadcasting live on Friday October 30th at 7 eastern.  I'll be sharing my motivation for creating this series and my explanation about why I think it's important to reimagine Mary for women today.  I'll tell you...

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Finding joy in the midst of chaos

How do you feel about engaging in joyful activities, like creating art, when there is so much pain and chaos around us? Something shifted inside of me when I read about George Floyd’s death in May. Racism is a deep soul sickness that is very much thriving in America...

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Reimagining Mary through the radical language of the Magnificat

The Gospel reading for The Feast of the Assumption includes the Magnificat, an empowering hymn that inspired a series of paintings that I call “Reimagining Mary.”  I want to share those painting with you today, but first a bit about my journey with Mary. [If you would...

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Get Rid of the Guilt and Create!

Are you creative? If you didn’t answer with a resounding “YES!” I have news for you: You were born to create! It is your right to create as a co-creator with God! It is your duty to create since you were created in the image of the Great Creator. You cannot not...

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What do you want to do today?

What do you want to do today? In this season, I have more time on my hands. I sent my youngest off to college and now I am learning how to buy and cook less food. I also have more time because I am not teaching this semester - since I spent a couple of fabulous weeks...

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What’s wrong with being certain?

    Years ago, my spiritual director asked me to think about what cloaks I needed to throw off in order to grow closer to God. Maybe you are familiar with the Bible story of blind Bartimaeus in Mark's gospel in Chapter 10. Jesus is moving through Jericho and...

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Be Love

I am reading a book called The Shadow Effect, Illuminating the Hidden Power of Your True Self, and I found something that I want to share with you. Deepak Chopra, one of the authors, wrote about his response to a woman who was looking for love. She asked how she can...

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