in the Potter's Hand

searching for evidence of the Creator's hand

How Art Put Out The Fire On My Depression

On July 2, 2019 a Facebook post caught my eye so I inquired further and what you read below is a letter from the artist, Melita, interspersed with pieces of our conversation together about her art, depression, faith, and transformation.... Continue Reading →

Finding Hope Again

A few months ago I connected with a woman named Kristina Risinger to discuss our books: Hope and Healing at Home: Build bridges with your kids and empower them for life with Art & Christian Therapy and Life After Losing... Continue Reading →

Painting with God

In preparation for an art workshop this month (August 23-23, 2019) with Grace Bailey I reread her book, Painting With God, where she talks about her 3-year journey into worship and prophetic painting. Before this journey began, Grace was already... Continue Reading →

A Boy Named Heavy

Recently I was connected with a woman, Kristina Risinger, who wrote a book titled “Life After Losing A Loved One: How to turn grief into hope, strength, and purpose.” After hearing her inspiration for the book I was reminded of a family friend’s journey of grief with her third child. She chronicled the journey online and graciously gave me permission to share her story. It is one of great heartache, love and ultimate victory…

The Power of a Name

......................................................... They told me the big black Lab's name was Reggie, as I looked at him lying in his pen. The shelter was clean, no-kill, and the people really friendly. I'd only been in the area for six months, but... Continue Reading →

Almost Holy

Have you ever felt inundated, overwhelmed, exhausted and hopeless with all that is expected of you?  There are demands at work and home, on social media and church. Some expectations are good, right. We want to give our best effort,... Continue Reading →

The hope of Easter…

About 2 months before Easter the gal at our church who is in charge of decorating approached me and asked if I’d consider creating some art for Easter. The space she was talking about measures about 42 inches tall and... Continue Reading →

Turning brokenness into action…

This week our pastor began a series on prayer and during the Sunday School hour we prayed corporately–in a large and small groups. It’d been a while since I’d been part of something like this and I forgot how peaceful... Continue Reading →

The Ultimate Game of “Hide-and-Seek”

Who enjoyed playing "hide-and-seek" as a child? Did anyone play "blind man's bluff," "ghost in the graveyard," or "sardines" in your basement or at a youth event? These versions added complexity and suspense to the game because they're played in... Continue Reading →

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