Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Crafty Red Shoe – 2.5″ x 3.5″ ATC and Happy Birthday, Mom!

“I think the whole thing that keeps life whole is not the actions of the great, but the little things, even to smile or be kind at a particular moment. Do not think lightly of these little gestures – It is their multiplication from all over the world that creates heaven on earth.”
Howard Thurman

Shoe 2-5 x 3-5 72 res

Crafty Red Shoe – 2.5″ x 3.5″ ATC

I used a combination of watercolor & Ink on this one.  Some of the ink is Pigma Brush Pens.  The image I painted this from was provided by SkattyKat over at WetCanvas.

Are you ready for Christmas?  I am almost ready.  Just a few last minute things to do and I can kick back and enjoy the next 2 weeks.

Happy 83rd Birthday, Mom!  I love you!  :D

Howard Thurman

When Howard Thurman spoke, he filled the entire room with compassion, truth, keen intellect, and joy. To be in his presence was to experience the drama of life itself — with all its attending conflicts — and to be carried beyond these realities to the Reality of a gracious God whose will is life and wholeness.
Howard Thurman was a graduate from Morehouse College and from Colgate-Rochester Theological Seminary. He then became a special student of philosophy in residence at Haverford College with Rufus Jones, the noted Quaker philosopher and mystic. After serving on the faculty of Howard University as Professor of Theology and Dean of Rankin Chapel (1932-44), he moved to San Francisco to help found the intercultural and interdenominational Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples. In 1953 he became Dean of Marsh Chapel at Boston University (1953-65).  More….

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