Refuge; 19.75" x 11.5"; watercolor, ink, acrylic, water-soluble pastel. Another morning. Another heartbreaking headline. Mass shootings, earthquakes, climate change, disease. I wonder, Where can I go to escape this darkness? Even in the highest mountain refuge, the darkness is still there. In me. I think of Jesus’ words in Luke 21:25-28 “There will be signs…Read more Refuge
With great joy, I am currently sharing a collection of my work in an exhibit at Rico's Cafe in downtown Colorado Springs. "Heart on Fire" will be displayed through December. Many of the images are also available as fine art prints in my Fragments of Light Etsy shop. Biography I paint and write about “fragments…Read more Heart on Fire
Justin and Janelle; 2022; watercolor, ink, acrylic. Oh. glorious day when three became one! Two hearts forever joined, united together with and for their Creator. I pray this painting will be like a stone left behind after the Israelites crossed the River Jordan, a tangible reminder of the Lord's Presence with you on that day…Read more Painting a Wedding Day
Weeping With Us; 2013; 20" x 29 1/2"; mixed media: watercolor, charcoal, pastel. Many years ago, I painted this image about grief and finding God so very present, actually weeping with me in it. Now, please allow me to share with you about a book written by a dear friend of mine that powerfully captures…Read more When God Weeps With Us
Immortal Seeds, Fall; 2022; 19" x 23"; watercolor, ink, acrylic, graphite, chalk. In Autumn, the world deconstructs. Leaves whirl, trees bend, flowers wilt. Do I believe God sometimes rescues us, that God is able to change circumstances with a mere thought? Yes! Absolutely! And sometimes He does. But sometimes fall yields to winter, and nights…Read more Hope When the World is Deconstructing
Evening Song; 2021; 15.5" x 25.5"; watercolor, acrylic, pastel, chalk, graphite, ink. John 1:5, "The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome." There was a time not too long ago when the darkness hovered near. Chaotic world events and challenges all around leached me dry. I snuck away to a monastery for…Read more Evening Song
Generations; 2021; 17" x 21"; mixed media: watercolor, acrylic, graphite. Time and space bind our lives; we glimpse but a sliver of eternity. We begin, we live, we leave. Playing our part in an epic adventure, our perceptions are limited to our minute senses. But there is One who holds it all together: By Whom,…Read more When the End is Only the Beginning…
My greatest hope in creating is to bring joy and inspiration, so I'm delighted to be included in this online exhibit, "JOY (I needed this)" with the Edward A Dixon Gallery of Dayton, OH. The original painting "Becoming (2)" is available in my Etsy shop: Fragments of Light, Becoming (2). And fine art prints of…Read more JOY: we all need this!