Bible Journaling Fun!

Did you know that my Bible journaling booklet, Celebrating God’s Promises is one in a series of four? These ladies are super-duper awesome people, and their art is Ahhh-May-Zingggg! Wow, I am blessed to be in their company.

All of the booklets are now available in all Hobby Lobby stores. Three are in all Michaels stores (Mine is shy ?, and is waiting in the wings to appear in Michaels in 2018)

They are also all available on Amazon:

Celebrating God’s Promises– Krista Hamrick

Honoring the Spirit– Sue Kemnitz

Trusting in God– Anita Haines

Everlasting Hope– Karla Dornacher

Creative Worship

One of my wonderful clients, Sweet ‘n Sassy Stamps, is releasing a fun Bible Journaling kit today under its new brand, Creative Worship.  I love this company, and am delighted to design stamps for them.

Check out the Creative Worship blog hop for project ideas.  Join the Creative Worship Bible Journaling group on Facebook  to share your own creations.

Get caught up in the festivities and creativity, and then, get caught up in God’s Word!!  It’s a party, and YOU are invited!

Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps Lovin' His Word Bible Journaling Kit


Psalm 23


I was delighted to find my Psalm 23 quilt panel made into a beautiful wall hanging by Carolyn Jung on Etsy.  You can visit her shop here.  Just take a look at the back!  Wow!


Inspiration Overload!


The Pantheon in Rome.  Can you believe this was built in 126 AD??

The Pantheon in Rome. Can you believe this was built in 126 AD??

My family is blessed to be a part of a “Vacation Club” that gifts us a vacation every year. Usually between 10 and 12 family members attend. Each time the destination is announced, we feel like the winners of the Showcase Showdown. We don’t deserve it– we get to go because we are family. (Any parallels come to mind?) This year was a bonanza– a Mediterranean Cruise starting in Rome and ending in Barcelona.

Ever since my first course in Art History, I have wanted to see the Sistine Chapel. It was as awesome as I had hoped. What I was not expecting was the equally profound experience we had visiting the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, a basilica started in 1882 and still under construction, and seeing a roadside sculpture in France of a Madonna and Child made entirely of bomb shrapnel. Throughout this trip, artistic genius was everywhere. Was it a little intimidating? Maybe. But not really. God has chosen to gift me with creativity and artistic ability, and experiencing the impact of the expression of the gifts that He has granted to others intensifies my desire to create that experience for others. Long ago, I abandoned the notion that I create art to make money. My deepest desire is that as a result of seeing my work, someone might be inspired to open their Bible, whether for the first time, or just the first time today.