I am honored to announce I have received
From a dear and encouraging blogging friend,
When you get a chance stop by for some encouragement,
You'll be glad you did!!
Leeann will brighten your day and encourage you along the way!!
Thanks Leeann for the Beautiful award, I am honored.
Another Stroke of the brush...
So I have been very busy getting ready for the
IOWA Artist Juried Show!!
I am entering 2 Watercolor Paintings.
It is an all day event this Saturday, with winners announce at the end of the day.
I am very excited!!!!
& a little nervous.
Sharing your art can be a little daunting,
My art is a part of me, a silent expression of who I am and
who I want to be.
I gift from God which I take very seriously,
I desire to share this gift and to give God all the
But...ugh! To be very honest it is hard for me to share, to take a piece of
myself and put it out there into the universe.
leaving me open to
Sometimes... I compare it to sharing the word of God.
Not everyone hears the truth in Gods words.
Not everyone believes in the truth of Gods words.
And some people don't want to know the truth of Gods words.
So when you make a choice to share Gods Truth
with others you may be..
But, still we are called to serve, share and be disciples of the truth!
My Art is a piece of me, like my hand or foot and
I find it hard to separate the emotions from the work.
Like a parent separated from a child
or a people separated from their
In the end, it is my heart for Jesus that has given me the confidence
to step out and share both my faith and my art.
For he has called me to use my gifts and share His words.
I will choose to do this to the best of
my ability and continue to seek God first
in all things.
"Since we all have gifts that differ to
the grace give to us, let us exercise them."
You have also been given gifts according to Gods plan and purpose
for your lives.
I encourage you to use these gifts.
For they have been given by the grace of