Category: God

Stormy Welcome, CITW Part 2

Arriving on the first day, I was greeted by a gentle storm. I love storms. I love the excitement and the unknown. The mood is a little more reverent. There is a certain amount of waiting involved…watching the sky, listening, pausing. So I was… Continue Reading “Stormy Welcome, CITW Part 2”

My Strategic Withdrawal, CITW Part 1

Sometimes in life you need to retreat. You need to reach over and hit the pause button so that you can regroup. Current events becoming too overwhelming? ….pause button.  Work driving you mad? ….pause button.  Feeling like you’re spinning your wheels not getting anywhere?… Continue Reading “My Strategic Withdrawal, CITW Part 1”

Tiny Tree Frog Watercolor

A hard rain unleashed in a matter of seconds. Suddenly the ground was moving with what I thought were crickets. I bent my giant monster frame down to the ground and behold, my eyes widened like saucers when I recognized tiny tree frogs. Whooooooooooh.… Continue Reading “Tiny Tree Frog Watercolor”

Dark Night of the Soul Watercolor Sketch

Have you ever gone through a dark time? Maybe you know why you are feeling down, because there is a specific problem in your life, or maybe, you have absolutely no clue why you are feeling down. Day after day, something just isn’t right.… Continue Reading “Dark Night of the Soul Watercolor Sketch”

Death, Time, and Purpose watercolor sketch

1-11-15 33°F cloudy I’ve tried to sketch this dead tree many times before. It lives in a popular park that I escape to regularly. For one reason or another, I could never get close enough due to visitors. It wasn’t time yet. Yesterday I… Continue Reading “Death, Time, and Purpose watercolor sketch”

To Give Life – Free Artwork – Merry Christmas

We have traveled together on this journey called life. Sometimes it’s joyous, sometimes it’s scary, for nobody has answers in their pocket. We take one day at a time and observe. We grow, move towards that which builds us, edifies us, and makes us… Continue Reading “To Give Life – Free Artwork – Merry Christmas”

Hidden Lake and a Strange Tree Sketch

12-14-14 48°F cloud and mist When cloud and mist subtract vivid color, and strips loudness from the landscape, A submissive hush befalls. Nature takes notice. Dried goldenrod, past its prime, quakes tenderly in the silence. A strange tree stands alone. His poetry comes to… Continue Reading “Hidden Lake and a Strange Tree Sketch”

Autumn Dwarf Maple Watercolor Sketch

10-12-14 I go off track and sit in the middle of a plowed field, surrounded by golden tones. A slight cool breeze brings a delight to my senses. The earthen aroma doesn’t depart like the breeze. I am thankful. Sitting here, I make peace… Continue Reading “Autumn Dwarf Maple Watercolor Sketch”

What am I? Weed Watercolor Sketch

I am mesmerized by the most ordinary things sometimes…a simple weed…but then I think, there’s nothing really ordinary about this beautiful specimen. It’s an opportunistic, being the first to attack disturbed ground, it moved right in. From where? I haven’t a clue. It’s Popeye… Continue Reading “What am I? Weed Watercolor Sketch”

Help in Troubled Times – Free Artwork – Afraid (true story)

This is a true story. About a month ago I was given a verse by my mom, who believed God wanted me to have it. It went something like this…. Because you trust in Me, I will help you… It may have been this… Continue Reading “Help in Troubled Times – Free Artwork – Afraid (true story)”