Showing posts from March, 2013

PAX VOBISCUM (Peace Be With You) and Coloring Page

(The peach blossoms in our yard.) I'm posting this a few days early because I am discovering that there are folks who are searching for Easter coloring pages already.  That's okay. Probably many are making plans for Sunday and the Google "image BOT" takes its time in finding images on the internet.  In the meantime may you find blessings on this Good Friday.

God seems to have a funny sense of humor as He directs my life.  I have put upon myself too much at this time.  Due to a lot of dilly-dallying with other things,  I had put off to the last moments, the making of a dress for Easter.  I have also had in my mind for a really long time, a Pascal Lamb Coloring Page; as well as several other coloring pages. 

Recently I made the above greeting card for a friend.  I took an old, commercially made greeting card and put a layer of gesso on it.  Then I drew a Pascal Lamb on the card and painted it with watercolors.  You can kind of see the Alleluia and the cross showing …

God Loves A Cheerful Giver Coloring Page

Sometimes it is hard for me to imagine a particular idea for a coloring page.  I wanted to make a coloring page of the Widow who tithed all of her savings, but I just couldn't put on paper what I imagined her to look like.  I needed a reference.  I was having brain block.  But yesterday as I was sitting in the lobby of our parish center waiting for my husband who was practicing with the choir and schola, I found a book about a local organization in our diocese called  Loaves and Fishes.  In the book I found a photo of an elderly woman placing a coin in a Saint Vincent de Paul  "poor box."  I couldn't help but "see" the widow whom Jesus speaks of inLuke 21: 1-4.   Now really the widow whom Jesus spoke of might have been a young, widow woman with three little children clinging to her veil.  For some reason I see her as an elderly lady who is hunched over with osteoporosis in her back and rheumatoid arthritis in her hands.  I see her leaning on a cane.  And t…