Faith

Advocate

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The clock tells me it is past time to go to bed; my brain tells me the clock is wrong. Before I make my third attempt to wander off to Dreamland, I thought I would share this newly-finished painting. It was a delight to create, and also a challenge. However, I am thrilled with the results. […]

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Blogs and Blessings

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One of the blessings of a signing is I get to meet the people that are interested in my art and who have been touched by it in some way. I did a signing during General Conference in October. This was Ladies Night at the Deseret Book flagship store in downtown Salt Lake City. As […]

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Discipleship

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Joseph of Arimathaea was a wealthy and respected member of the leading council of the Jews. Like Nicodemus before him, he was afraid of the counsel, unwilling to publicly declare his discipleship. Most of us are not that different from Joseph. We know what we believe—but we haven’t quite come to the point where we […]

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Without Purse Or Scrip

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Early in His ministry, the Savior called His disciples to go forth and preach his word. These were largely fishermen with little money. They must have worried how they would provide for themselves and their families as they left to go and preach. Calming their fears Jesus said, “Provide neither gold, nor silver, nor brass […]

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Lord, I Believe

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“Lord, I Believe” This painting has special meaning to me. My son was diagnosed with diabetes when he was seven years old. I have watched the disease ravage his body always knowing in the back of my mind that one day it would overtake him, I just didn’t know it would be so soon. When […]

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Our Own Blindspots

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Too often we look at others and pass judgment assuming that they brought on themselves their problems. Our inclination to judge others is not new. The disciples, upon seeing the blind man, asked “Master, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus answered, “Neither hath this man sinned, nor […]

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