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The story behind Hopeful

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The story behind Hopeful

It had been months since I last painted. I was recovering from shoulder surgery.  I was excited to head out on a long walk early in the morning. The sun was beginning to dawn. I call this time of day "twinkle time." The lighting was extraordinary. As I was walking along the sidewalk something inside me had me turn around...

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Mission Accomplished

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Mission Accomplished

This painting was inspired by a dream. I saw a woman, a strong soldier. She was taking care of those around her. The scene was foreboding. She was needed. The dream was so real to me that I woke up wanting to paint the woman. This woman has the character to do what is right despite the obstacles. Mission Accomplished...

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Joy Breaks!

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Joy Breaks!

Joy Breaks! What did you do today? How did you spend your time? Regardless of what happened, when you reflect on the day's events can you see moments of grace? To me this painting of little Franky represents Joy Breaks. One of my favorite prayers to pray for my family and friends is for them to receive joy breaks from...

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Crisscross

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Crisscross

This is a miniature oil painting. Panel size 7"H x 5"W x .25"D - the perfect size for your bedroom, bathroom or office. This piece would look lovely on a table easel. It was painting day. Yeah!! Early that morning I went out to my back garden and spent time under my patio enjoying the morning sunshine. After breakfast I...

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My Soul Sings, Thank you

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My Soul Sings, Thank you

Do you love listening when the piano is played? I do. I was a new attendee at my church here in Las Vegas when my attention turned toward the piano and the person playing the piano during the worship songs. Every note touched my soul. It was wonderful. After service that day I went up to meet our piano player....

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