The Lazarus Woman

I. I am the Lazarus woman. In the Bible, growing up in the Pentecostal church, I’d often hear about Lazarus. If you’re not familiar, Lazarus was a man who was ill. Jesus had been contacted by his family, them begging and pleading, please Jesus heal … Continue readingThe Lazarus Woman

If you choose to enter here

So, I’ve been a bit more dedicated to my art these days. Being single does that to a girl, I suppose. Here I made a two page spread in a little art journal I found while cleaning my studio. I promised myself I’d finish one … Continue readingIf you choose to enter here

Back to Reality

Looking into my creative process is a lot like looking into my head. I have many things going on at once. I really do prefer having a million different things floating around all at once, it sort of helps me think better. This is how … Continue readingBack to Reality

It’s like magic

We all have that one thing that makes us feel good and makes us happy. For me, it’s music. Music makes me happy. I love good live music because I just feel good. It makes me feel inspired. When I first moved to NJ I was … Continue readingIt’s like magic

WIP Wednesday & Using Affirmations

Today’s WIP Wednesday post comes with a lesson.   This two page spread was fun. I created it by covering the page first with dictionary paper, It’s fun to paint over used paper. So this last page is one of intention. You’ve heard me mention … Continue readingWIP Wednesday & Using Affirmations

WIP Wednesday-What’s in my Art Journal

  It’s WIP Wednesday! Here’s a few things I’ve been working on these days:  

Peace comes from within

Recently I started working with the Akashic Records, and in doing so for myself, I came upon some much needed advice. I asked, Why is life a struggle? “Why must everything be so challenging? When will I finally rest? When will find peace? But peace…..it … Continue readingPeace comes from within

Seasons & Reasons

    He told me, in between kisses and paintings That nothing is ever promised I told him, I’d rather know I’d rather plan I’d rather have the notion in my head that if I believe in something Maybe it’ll happen Preachers preach of evil … Continue readingSeasons & Reasons

Summer & Winter

    The Summer you were born was the summer I became a mother and I came alive finally I saw the world in color the summer you were born, was the summer I was born I was made from blood, diapers and breastmilk you … Continue readingSummer & Winter

Never give an 8 year old clothing as a birthday gift

Weekend birthoday celebratory hijinks consisted of hot weather, children running and playing and a piñata. Obviously, fun was had. My mother took it upon herself to tell my aunt to tell all of her children to please just buy her clothing. She didn’t check with … Continue readingNever give an 8 year old clothing as a birthday gift