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To All the Moms in Your Life

To All the Moms in Your Life

The beautiful thing is, the titles of mother, mommy and mom can be held by many different women in one’s lifetime. Aunts, grandmothers and wise, older female mentors can wear the Mom hat too. I’ve been blessed with 2 mothers and many mentors in my life. I was adopted...

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How will You Love the Earth?

How will You Love the Earth?

At the end of January 2018, Paris was experiencing extreme flooding. It was so bad, river water from the Seine was threatening to flood the Louvre and the Musée D’Orsay, 2 of the world’s greatest art museums. I wrote in my journal, “That just doesn’t happen, except it...

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Congratulations! Today is Your Day!

Congratulations! Today is Your Day!

Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off on your way! In January 2018, I wrote that every day is a new beginning. So, Congratulations! Today really IS your day! I am taking these words of Dr. Seuss to heart, because I am embarking on...

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Twinkle All Year ‘Round

Twinkle All Year ‘Round

Last month, I made a point of driving around the neighborhoods near me to look at the beautiful lights. There was something thrilling and offbeat about intentionally taking a long way home, slowly cruising neighborhood streets and admiring light displays of every...

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Comfort and Joy

Comfort and Joy

For those not familiar with all of my work, I have a series of 9 art pieces with corresponding prayers. I wrote the prayers in my journal when I needed them the most and created the art to go with them. I love that the art and prayers have helped so many! I recently...

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Thank God I didn’t listen!!

Thank God I didn’t listen!!

"Should I or shouldn't I?" What have I got to lose?! That was my thought loop 2 months ago when I read the announcement calling for artists for the Diocese of Austin's 13th annual art exhibition. I had just finished Our Lady Queen of Peace. I stayed up till the wee...

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Fear is a 4-letter Word

Fear is a 4-letter Word

Fear is a 4-letter F word. I’m familiar with fear. We’re acquaintances, not friends. Fear drums the backbeat to the chorus of the naysayers in my mind that tell me I can’t, that I’m not (fill in the blank) enough. This is the kind of fear that can stop me dead in my...

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