The Artist

The Artist & the Clay is a children's picture book about a young clay boy who doesn't like what the Artist is making him into. One day, he confronts his Maker and finds out why he was created.

My Publishing Journey

I've learned a lot throughout my first publishing experience. If you're looking into your options for publishing, check out my experiences and recommendations! I'd also love to hear from you!

Odd Stuff about Me

I was born the 3rd of 7 children, all homeschooled by my admirable mother. As the introverted, philosophical child that I was, I worked out the meaning of life in my journal by the time I was 10. At 21, I married a former Russian orphan and moved abroad to live as a missions worker. Covenant Media is our organization.

Recent Posts

 

Oh, that’s why we suck…

When I was a teenager, my youth group went door to door to pass out fliers for the upcoming VBS. I remember vividly one woman who, hesitating through her screen door, almost took the flier, but then asked where we were from. When we told her, she stopped. Her voice...
 

Genesis! Mobile Game

WE JUST LAUNCHED OUR KICKSTARTER FOR THE GAME!!! The Genesis! game is a brand-new RPG where you can build cities, explore new lands, and learn all about the newly-formed planet called Earth! If you’re a parent who cares about what your child plays, as far as video games, this is...
 

The Submissive Wife: a tale of two women

In response to Sheila over at “To Love, Honor, and Vacuum.”  Once, there was a girl who fell in love and married a passionate revolutionary, a strong man with huge ideals but a secret despair to ever reach them. She was a gentle girl, infused with a strong desire to...
 

What is Love?

Blog post in video format!! First try!!! What is love? It took me awhile to figure this out. But, with the help of Jesus and my husband, I think I know. We were headed to Goa and I was thinking about it, because of a lot of misconceptions people have...
 

Wasted Life

My grandpa spent his whole adult life at a job he hated, saving for retirement. He was so happy to retire. He watched TV all day, ate whatever he wanted, did whatever he wanted. Two years later, he got cancer and, a battle later, died. He spent his entire life...
 

I Feel You

I feel You in the warm of each new ray of sun I see you in the colors of each new rising sun the smile of a new-born babe laughter as they play can I also feel you when the sunshine goes away? can I also feel You as darkness...
 

Little Pictures: Rail Sounds

The first thing you notice on an Indian train are the workers and shop boys who go up and down selling food, cold drinks, tea/coffee, toys, and luggage locks. Their voices have a distinct tone, like a nasally auctioneer. They hawk their goods all day, repeating the same mantra for...
 

The Chocolate Book

I had a dream the other night that my book was wildly popular. I could sell it even at grocery stores. People ate it up. Literally. I had found a deal where the cover could be made out of chocolate, and, for some reason, people were buying them wildly. But...
 

Good Enough

I collapsed on the grey cold earth and cried, “I’m not good enough! I’m not good enough!” And quietly He said, “But I am.” I want to be perfect. I want to be everything people need me to be. But I’m not strong enough. I’m not smart enough. I’m not...
 

Bad Parents

So sometimes, I wonder what type of parents we’ll be. In terror, I wonder if we should even have children, because of our crazy life and experiences as children. And then, this morning, I thought this: despite the awful childhoods that a few of us experience, we’re glad to be...
 

Sexy vs. Attractive

Attractive doesn’t equal sexy, as society tries to tell us. You don’t have to dress in revealing clothes or skin-tight tops or have a model’s body to be pretty. A welcoming smile on a plump, happily clothed girl is much more attractive than a cold, bitter Barbie in a bikini.
 

A Day in Our Life

So a lot of people ask what we do on a daily basis. Young workers living in a foreign country using media to spread the Good News. There’s really no such thing as a typical day for us, but I just started recording one day. For better or for worse,...

The Artist & the Clay

The Artist and the Clay is a children's picture book about a young clay boy who gets confused about what the Artist is forming him to be. It asks and answers the question: why did God make us? Why am I different from others?