My first book “(The Best of) 100 Days of Inspiration” was a collective of devotionals I wrote after my 100 days | 100 paintings project in 2009. It was featured in the Carolina Christian News in June of 2010, and can be purchased through this website, my book e-storeAmazon and Barnes & Noble.


A new project is underway, “Every Chance in the World – trusting God when there’s no chance at all”, and is slated for release in late fall 2020. Stay tuned for updates!



Our family usually bids farewell to summer with a “last blast” trip to the beach right before the school year kicks off. It helps keep

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Empty Nests

I was walking on the greenway with the fam last week when I stumbled across a tiny little bird’s nest on the edge of the

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Have Faith

When the hubs handed me these flowers today he said, “These have a little summer in them, but they’re also a reminder that change is

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Grace for the Pivot

Today feels like I’m squeezing lemons to make lemonade…only to realize I’ve nicked up my hands while slicing the lemons. You know the tiny little

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The Rising Tide

The news is bad. Each day it seems worse…and more complex…and more uncertain. Daily I have to fight my addiction to MORE information. Higher death

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“With You in Mind”

These days of fear and unrest can be difficult to navigate…but art and music can be salve to the aching soul. This painting was done

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The Dust & The Dirt

In my family, we didn’t do much in the way of observing Lent. It was a bit too liturgical for the church I grew up

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I’d been through the darkest years of my life and had somehow survived thanks to the kindness of close friends and church family. But it

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Listen…to the sound of the silence around you, the beating of the heart within you. Listen to the feelings coursing through your veins that have

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Life Over Death

It feels like it’s been ages since I’ve painted during a worship service, let alone painted as my husband played drums on the worship team.

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The Way of the Cross

This devotion guide was created by my friend Tracy Grubbs, Creative Arts Director at Lake Forest Church. I’m so proud of her and the weight that this

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I’d love to hear from you and occasionally send you updates from my blog, art collection and upcoming podcast. I won’t be pesky – just an encouraging ray of sunshine in your day….YOU IN?