God is Great

As I was casting around for a painting this week, I discovered this marvelous one by Albert Bierstadt. I usually think of Bierstadt as a painter of heavenly landscapes of the American West. He was very influential during his time because his work was the inspiration for many immigrants to travel the overland routes in…

Waiting in the Wings

The season of Advent still feels very new for me and every year I press into this time of waiting for our Savior’s birth a little more deeply… This week I was drawn to this marvelous painting by Edward Burne-Jones called The Golden Stairs. I’m not exactly sure why but I hope you will linger…

Daily Pursuit

My Inspiration Time for a little Vincent. He is such a favorite of many of my friends and will always be a source of light and inspiration. May God continue to bless dear Vincent and hold him close within his care. These are just a few of his works that I had never noticed before….

Church Mission Trip

Last Sunday my husband and I went on a long over due trip into D.C. to visit a few of my favorite paintings. In particular, the focus was to find all of the Frederick Edwin Church paintings that are housed in our nation’s capitol. Between the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Gallery of…

Annunciation Paintings

This video is from my first talk at Pepperdine University Bible Lectures. A little reminder of how I began with discussing the mysteries of Annunciation paintings and what they can do for your spiritual reflection of God.

My Dancing Day Interview

Greetings! Just doing a little consolidation of all my media today. This is from an interview with my writing coach David Hazard who is the founder of the Ascent writing program. I really enjoyed working with him on both of my books and I highly recommend his coarse to anyone who would like to make…

True Myth Podcast

Hello and welcome to The Witness Cloud: True Myth Podcast Series. This is podcast is a conversation I had with Adam Nettesheim about the publication of my book The Joyful Sound: Reflections on the Life of Christ in Art and Music.  For more conversation by Adam Nettesheim you can like and follow his Facebook page.

Searching for Answers

For all who are currently living in the aftermath of some kind of bomb shell discovery, I hope you might find my reflections this week helpful.  Please remember that whatever it is that you are currently struggling through, find someone to talk to about your feelings and as always I encourage you to turn to…

An Instrument of God

It has been rather a tough week for me that maybe at some point I will share with my readers. In spite of this, or maybe because of it, I am wanting to make sure I post something. I need to send a little light out into the universe and hope that it will touch…

Traveling with Asperger’s

I have a dear friend, Rita Saavedra, who I greatly admire…she is a very caring teacher and works wonders with her children who have special challenges. I know they really love her. She is a treasure, and has been a super big source of encouragement to me over the years. She has frequented by classes on…