Art, Family, Home, Life

Shadowbox Christmas

Have you ever owned a shadowbox? All of my life I have been somewhat fascinated by the feast for the eyes they give. From the one in my great Aunt Redia’s sewing room to many various ones I had seen while growing up in the 1970’s, a time when shadow boxes were more popular.  However,… Read More Shadowbox Christmas

Art, Life

7 Tips for Creating an Artful Home

Subscribe    1. Provide lots of art mediums.  We exposed our children at an early age to art mediums such as water colors, acrylics, pastel crayons, washable pens, clay, and different types of paper (including the butcher paper with which we covered the dining table!)  And thanks to grandparents and friends, at birthdays and Christmas,… Read More 7 Tips for Creating an Artful Home

Life, Memoirs, Scripture

Consider the Birds!

Not once, but twice this week, we stopped everything, not to “smell the roses” but we took a pause to consider the birds.  We were coming home after a wonderful evening of fellowship and a meal with friends.  As we rounded a corner to leave her neighborhood, there was this peacock, completely unaware that he… Read More Consider the Birds!

Life, Poetry

Paper Water

You heard about me in Sunday school You memorized “I can do all things.” “Come out of the boat” the teacher explained as she moved him along on her paper water.   Now you’ve entered the real world You’ve got some money for big toys! The waves are moving faster Things are going your way You’re… Read More Paper Water

Life, Science

Facts about Eagle Eyes

Eagles basically have little heads and big eyes; their eyes are large compared to their heads. What this means for an eagle’s eyesight is that he can see more because his field of vision is large. Eagles can soar and survey the landscape for potential food sources. Eagles also have an advantage over people in… Read More Facts about Eagle Eyes

Home, Life, Music

I’ll Never Lack

I wrote this song when we were living in our first apartment.  I was pregnant with our first child.  We were believing God for our first house.  There was talk at Jeremy’s job of mass lay offs.  The day they released the news that there would be significant lay offs, fear struck my heart. How… Read More I’ll Never Lack