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Short: Not That Sweet

  • Posted 27th June 2024, 5:37 pm
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Short: Not That Sweet

My last 3 part blog seems to have taken a lot out of me, leaving me wondering, what I might share next?

Its actually been a very busy time for me since then. In the studio, I've been working on a three dog commission which is coming along nicely. I have half a dozen other paintings that are at various stages of completion. In addition to all this I've been…

Do You Want to Come Back? (part 3)

  • Posted 25th April 2024, 1:40 pm
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Do You Want to Come Back?
(part 3)

(continued from part 2)

Two years of unemployment with no job prospects for a man at my age.

Two years of foreclosure threats.

Strangely, the foreclosure event was being stayed, as one application after another was sent in, to only be rejected.

Two more years passed and more applications, with more rejections. Finally our mortgage company sold

Do You Want to Come Back? (part 2)

  • Posted 23rd April 2024, 1:22 pm
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Do You Want to Come Back?
(part 2)

(continued from part 1)

I can now see God is really patient and has a plan. He's at work long before we have the slightest idea something is happening. Then, when we are perfectly in His sights, it happens. Sometimes so quickly, it can seem like the change happens overnight!

Well, I walked close with Jesus for many, many years after that. But…

Do You Want to Come Back? (part 1)

  • Posted 22nd April 2024, 11:58 pm
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Do You Want to Come Back?
(part 1)

The following is very Personal, its not what you might expect to read in an artists blog, but within it, there are some clues to why I am what I am… I have divided it up into 3 parts.

Around 2000 I heard a voice behind me, which said, "Do you want to come back?" I knew Who this was and what it involved…

I was silent for a bit, thinking of how life