Am I an Artist?
My answer would be an immediate and resounding no. This year’s Marble Women’s Advent blog theme is, “Art is the highest form of hope.” I certainly believe that and I also believed that since I’m not an artist, I had no hope of submitting anything.
The Gift of “The Littlest Angel”
In my childhood during Advent, our Dad loved reading to us “The Littlest Angel” by Charles Tazewell. It always moved me to tears, and gave this timid child hope to be brave about who God made me to be.
I Come with JOY
Several years ago, when Marble Collegiate Church debuted its new organ, the great organist Diane Bish was highlighted. Our choir was invited to appear on her show, “The Joy of Music.” In honor of our wonderful Music Director, Ken Dake, I share this video.
Through the Eyes of a Toddler
This was my gift from my first grandchild this past Mother’s Day. This photo is the lid from a candle that my granddaughter drew on for me. (She was 18 months old at the time) Underneath her artwork it says “Best Grandma”.
The binding intertwining twisting and turning symbiosis of hope and her sister, art… Creation abounds, offering the fluttering of wings that touches the mind and soul Sensing that light behind the eyes Yielding tingling sensations shimmering beneath the skin’s surface… The lilt of a tune, the line in the lyric Transporting you over waves of […]
“The spirit of Christmas is the spirit of love and of generosity and of goodness. It illuminates the picture window of the soul, and we look out upon the world’s busy life and become more interested in people than in things.” Thomas Monson
A Poetry Reading from Rene Navarro
In this video, our friend Rene Navarro gives some background on his studies and shares some poetry for us. I turned on the closed captioning (CC on the bottom right menu), as I wanted to take in the words as a meditation.