This Friday I decided to boldly go where few bloggers have gone before! I attempted to write one flash fiction piece that met the requirements of this week’s Flash! Friday Challenge and also met the requirements of this week’s Writing 201 Challenge. For Flash! Friday, we were given up to 160 words to write a […]Read more "Switching Angles – “Trespassers Beware”"
“You’re blessed when you stay on course, walking steadily on the road revealed by God. You’re blessed when you follow his directions, doing your best to find him. That’s right – you don’t go off on your own; you walk straight along the road he set. You, God, prescribed the right way to live; now […]Read more "Monet, Sailboats, and Staying On Course"
“Right from the beginning, I always strived to capture everything I saw as completely as possible.” Norman Rockwell Saying Grace, Norman Rockwell (1959) The sun always seems to brighten on Sunday mornings, and in spite of the dreary rain, today was no exception. Mid-morning sunshine filtered through the worn and dirty glass of the […]Read more "Norman Rockwell’s “Saying Grace”: A Glimpse Into America’s Past…and Future"
“We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.” – Pablo Picasso With this quote, Picasso captures the plight of an artist. No matter how hard we try, we do not have the ability to change reality. This ability lies solely in the hands of God. As […]Read more "Picasso’s “The Old Guitarist” and the Beautiful Lie of Art"