Seeking a Daily Spiritual Practice

Seeking a Daily Spiritual Practice

Not having grown up in a tradition with a liturgy or lectionary or a set schedule for morning and evening prayers, I’ve been on the look-out for my own spiritual practice.  I had a long list of things I thought I “should” be doing: prayer, Bible reading, meditation,...
The Worst Loss

The Worst Loss

THE WORST LOSS – the death of a child They tell me I have experienced The Worst Loss. Why do I recoil? No one wants to be The Worst: The worst parent, The worst teacher, Even the worst loser. That’s part of it. I don’t want to be The one at the bottom. No one does....
Experiencing the Feminine Characteristics of God

Experiencing the Feminine Characteristics of God

I would like to tell you about a 36″ round painting that I call “Experiencing the Feminine Characteristics of God.”  Once she was carried into a seminary chapel by liturgical dancers and placed on an easel that was awaiting her on the chancel.  This...
Pastel Portraits 2010

Pastel Portraits 2010

Every Wednesday afternoon a group of portrait artists meets at The Frame Gallery in Downtown Bryan, Texas. Artist and gallery owner Greta Watkins arranges for a model and we paint or draw. This summer I have been doing pastels. Here are some of my portraits from this...
Personal Praise History

Personal Praise History

Spring 2010 Wooing and forming God, I thank you for my EARLY CHRISTIAN FORMATION AND EDUCATION. For Christian parents, pastors and Sunday School teachers. For Aunts and cousins: Dot, Jean, Dottie, Mona, Florence, Susan. For teachers in the Fairfield, Ohio school...