need more love in us, so our children can see (a song + FREE love cards printable)

Earlier last week, I had a hard time relaxing enough to sleep. Restless. Mind searching and scanning all the info absorbed about the recent events in Dallas… you know.  I needed to paint and sing a little and this old song came to mind: “Just look out around us People fightin their wars They think they’ll be happy  When they’ve settled their scores Let’s…

it’s not flesh and blood, but the heart of a man… (father’s day)

It’s not flesh and blood, but the heart of a man that can make him a father. (adapted from Johann Friedrich Schiller) A few truly wonderful men are sewn into the tapestry of my life…my husband, my father, my brother…and yesterday, I felt the awesome blessing of their special presence in my life. They are all still here, they’re healthy, and…