2013 July

Claire red dress

A Little About Claire

Written August 27, 2011 Five years ago today at 6:30am, my whole world was changed, when my first child, my baby girl Claire Elizabeth Hemati, was born. I consider it an honor to be her mother and help her to grow into all that God made her to be. In case you didn’t know, Claire […]

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Praying

June 18, 2010   Me: Claire, what are you doing? [she’d been downstairs alone and quiet for a while. That usually means mischief] Claire: I was praying. Me: [pleasantly surprised] Praying about what? [this was probably the first time I’d discovered her praying on her own] Claire: [matter of factly] I was asking God to […]

I Know the Rapture Music Brings

I Know the Rapture Music Brings

8×10″ marker on paper May 19, 2013 Buy prints Inspired by the following passage from George MacDonald’s poem “I Know What Beauty Is”: “I know the rapture music brings, The power that dwells in ordered tones, A living voice that loves and moans, And speaks unutterable things.”

A Calm Like the Kiss of a Mother

A Calm, Like the Kiss of a Mother

11×14″ acrylic on canvas panel June 17, 2013 Buy original Buy print Inspired by the following passage from George MacDonald’s Phantastes: “A blessing, like the kiss of a mother, seemed to alight on my soul; a calm, deeper than that which accompanies a hope deferred, bathed my spirit…. telling me, like a little sick child, […]

My compass spins, the wilderness remains

My Compass Spins, the Wilderness Remains

8×10″ markers on paper June 27, 2013 Buy original Buy print Inspired by a line from the Bright Eyes song, “Make War.”