I began painting ceramics
when I was 20
and to put it simply...
I just fell in love with it...
the feel of a finished piece, the joy of opening a fired
and the excitement of not knowing exactly
how a piece will turn out is an amazing experience.
I am still fascinated with the art
of taking mud and turning it into a totally unique
I have decided to turn my focus to my line of hand
and will no longer offer my pottery for sale.
I am blessed to be able to
get a glimpse of how God must feel
when he looks at us...his creations.
I am nothing but a creature that he made from dust...
but with his Spirit alive in me...
I am transformed into a beautiful light to shine for
But we hold this treasure
in earthenware vessels,
that the surpassing power
may be of God and not from us.
2 Corinthians 4:7
I want people who either
purchase my wares or receive them as gifts
to know who is responsible for the joy I hope each item
I sign each piece and date
it...but the first thing I paint before signing
my name is a small cross so that people will know
that a Christian created it.
It is my way of bringing honor to my Savior
for the blessing of my talent.
To try and list all of the
blessings that my loving God
has bestowed upon my family and myself would be
so I'll just elaborate on the ones that I hold most
:: His most awesome
He sent his only Son...Jesus Christ to suffer and die on
a cross for us
so that we may enjoy eternal life with him in Heaven.
I am so privileged to be able to receive him in Holy
until I meet him in eternity.
:: My Family ::
My husband and I will celebrate our 37th anniversary
I thank God for providing me
with such a faithful, loving and supportive partner.
He has blessed us with 3
(& now a son-in-law and the most precious
They have grown up to be wonderful people
are a constant source of inspiration for me!
I LOVE that they are so appreciative to have grown up in
The talents God blessed me
with, allowed me
to be a work at home mom...
to be there when they left for school
and when they arrived home again.
A lot of times I would be helping them with their
a paint brush in one hand and a dictionary in
with a batch of homemade cookies in the oven
...and it was Great!!!
In 2007, I wanted to add
more variety to our offerings
...so I started selling my hand painted curtains.
I LOVE TO SEW!!!
A special thanks to my mom.
She allowed me to begin using her "good" sewing machine
when I was only 10 years old
...that was over 45 years ago!!!
I have always sewn for my
family and for school activities for my children,
such as dance and drama productions...but never as a
I am so very blessed that
my line of curtains has been so well received.
pray that you are blessed today and always!
:: God is good all the
:: All the time, God is good ::