Pure Imagination & Musical Musings

Music is immensely important in my creative process. Possibly even the most important thing other than actual ideas and reference photos. I need it to think, to breathe, to create. The moods and styles change, but I need it in some form every day. I’ve been in a very...

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Loving Our Enemies, Pray For Those Who Persecute You

The image contains a Facebook post with the words: “The free world... all of Christendom... is at war with Islamic horror. Not one penny of American treasure should be granted to any nation who harbors these heathen animals. Not a single radicalized Islamic suspect...

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I Always Thought Healthy Would Be Harder

“We’ve GOT to start eating healthier.” This has been our mantra for years. Knowing that our diet is not healthy or even close to the best for us, but still trekking on, never really willing to put in the work required to change it. I know that for myself, I’ve always...

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Amethyst: A Birth Story

I’ve always known I wanted to do home births. I was surrounded by them with my mom, extended family, and friends in our homeschool group, so the idea was as natural as breath itself. In 2015, I gave birth to my first daughter at home. It was a good experience, but not...

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Book Review: Portrait Revolution by Julia L. Kay

“I sometimes think that a portrait of someone is as much a portrait of the artist doing the portrait.” – John Holliday, UK I loved this quote from the book “Portrait Revolution: Inspiration From Around The World For Creating Art In Multiple Mediums And Styles” by...

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