Beauty Points Children to God

Lowly dandelions give us moments of beauty that point to God … More Beauty Points Children to God

Finding the Higher Purpose for Our Creative Work

Michelangelo was a super star in his own day, but as a Christian, he knew his work had a higher purpose. … More Finding the Higher Purpose for Our Creative Work

Who Made You? Staying Grounded While Working in Creative Fields

Basic faith questions can help us stay grounded when we discuss our creative gifts and how to use them in the world … More Who Made You? Staying Grounded While Working in Creative Fields

First Graders Show How To Weave It All Together

The skill of sighting helps weave all drawing skills together to make a unified whole. … More First Graders Show How To Weave It All Together

10 Journal Prompts for Writers

Strengthen your writing voice with 10 Journal Prompts for Writers. … More 10 Journal Prompts for Writers

Exploring Spaces to Gain New Perspectives for Your Writing

Noticing spaces gives us new perspectives for our writing … More Exploring Spaces to Gain New Perspectives for Your Writing

Motivating Metaphors

When you sit down to write, what metaphor do you visualize? In my earliest years as a writer, I attended a writing conference. One of the speakers shared a metaphor that hit me hard. “There is nothing to writing,” he said. “All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” Often attributed to … More Motivating Metaphors

Slow Down and Discover Rich Details

Contour drawing slows us down and frees us up to explore details that breathe life into our story’s characters and settings. … More Slow Down and Discover Rich Details

Drawing to Discover the Extraordinary

Let drawing help you look more carefully and discover the extraordinary in the ordinary, … More Drawing to Discover the Extraordinary