Her Shining Yellow Aura

Her Shining Yellow Aura 1 In the turbulent waters of an unpredictable ocean, there she found her strength. Becoming a goddess of the waves. Her spirit tested under the powerful rip current. She found herself hopeless and suffocated by the weight. It took her breath away. 2 I stepped away from her, this painting. I…

Bless My Struggle

Bless My Struggle~ Shortly after my Dad’s accident I started a facebook support group for those grieving the sudden loss of a loved one. Losing someone in that way, the grieving process is so different & unless you have experienced that, you can never truly understand the emotional roller coaster that life becomes. I have…

Interview with Dennis Eckhard part 2

Interview with Dennis Eckhard part 2 If you missed part 1 of Dennis’ interview it can be found here: Dennis Eckhard Interview part 1 On July 2, 2006 Dennis’ Dad died suddenly of a heart attack. Dennis is a wonderful husband, father, and man in large part because he was loved by a wonderful husband,…

Interview with Dennis Eckhard part 1

Dennis Eckhard is the consummate family man. Ask him a question about his family and without fail a smile will shine upon on his face. Dennis proudly shares the love he has for his family. He will tell you in a heartbeat that he values the unyielding love and support he finds in them, that…

Visions of Hope & Strength

Every once in a while we get the opportunity to speak with someone who inspires us. Their story acts as a magnet. It draws us in and pulls us closer almost instantly. Within their words we catch glimpses of our own story. We immediately understand the language of our own soul being told through the…

The Power of Hope

Hope is undeniably responsible for many of life’s greatest triumphs. Hope is one of the most compelling feelings one can be motivated by. Life sometimes can feel bitter, harsh, and unrelentingly cruel. Without the power of hope, sometimes these conditions can feel as though they are too much to bear. I have felt defeated by…