I recently had the pleasure of talking with two different ladies about creative things. One told me about her personal journey, the other described what she was doing with a group setting. What caught my attention in both situations was their excitement. I love meeting people, hearing their stories and gaining insight from their experiences. […]Read More
What gets you to think and act creatively? For most of us the answer will be the end game. We picture the finished product or see the result of what we want to accomplish in our mind. Knowing the end is worth the effort adds fresh energy to start and work on projects. There will […]Read More
What does being creative mean to you? Often people have a tendency to stereotype the concept of creativity and limit it to drawing or painting and singing or playing an instrument. During the process of writing my book, I talked with a lot of people about this subject and it was fun to glean ideas […]Read More
Creativity on any level – be it observation, thought, or action – can positively affect our lives. If some of you never had a creative outlet or let one slip away without regret, you might not understand the importance of finding time to think and act creatively. For others, including myself, we sometimes need a […]Read More
Recently I put a photo of one of my quilts on my Facebook Page, using this quote from my book: “We cannot communicate all the creative ability within us through one story, poem, song, painting, dance, craft, quilt… It will take many expressions, according to the pattern God set; it’s also encouraging to know our […]Read More
Have you ever seen beauty awakened by the storm? Spring arrived later than normal to Western New York. Though it’s the middle of May, there are still trees with no leaves and others are just starting to bud. Even the trees that sport their leaves early are small and tender. The sky is dark. The […]Read More
It’s of utmost importance that we share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with those around us. This is not always easy, but Pro 11:30 tells us, "The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that wins souls is wise." My desire, with this blog, and through my book, is to give you tools that will help you live out your salvation and encourage you to find ways to share your faith. Using creative outlets is a great way to open doors of communication, often presenting opportunities to witness.