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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10 Reasons to Start an Art Journal Today

I had a wonderful visit with an artist friend recently who is interested in art journaling but didn't know how to start.  I thought I would let you in on our conversation!  We identified many benefits of an art journaling practice.  Here are ten of them: An art...

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Where are you headed on your spiritual journey?

Where are you headed on your spiritual journey? My spiritual journey is something that I spend a lot of time reading, thinking and praying about. Living a life that is grounded in a relationship with God is essential for me. I love to see the new ways God is showing...

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Who is the boss of you? Claiming your sovereignty

In my last blog post, I gave you permission to ask questions - about what you've have been taught, about who you believe God is, and whether or not those teachings and beliefs matches how God shows up in your life. Today, I give you permission to wrestle with issues...

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