AWEsome sauce Afternoon Art Spring 2018

TUESDAYS, 2pm - 4pm Starting April 24th, 2018 “A Look at Us: Drawing Human Figures and Portraits” a 6 week class focusing on sketching human figures and portraits See attached registration form for more details. Space is limited, so register soon!   CLASS IS CLOSED   MONDAYS, 2pm-4pm Starting April 23rd, 2018 “From Doodles to Masterpiece” [...]

Thy Glory in my valley

I fear just seeing all these words in this prayer, in these verses as metaphors and sweet notions. I want it to be a chemical reactionary change element in my life, but it's so easy to avoid being gripped by these words. This is why the valley is necessary.   To better expand on this, [...]

thy grace in my sin

thy grace in my sin

True story: It's been a hard week. I would like to claim this statement on behalf of hard things and good things that take lots of time and energy. But that is not why I struggled with this week. It's been a hard week because my husband was sick. He had a bad cold. Everyday, [...]

Paint+Draw w/ WnA 2018

Paint+Draw w/ WnA 2018

  Why:    Part of our mission here at Wondern Awe is to promote and nurture the love and joy of artistic pursuits.  For this reason, we are announcing the second annual  Paint + Draw with Wondern Awe National Homeschool Art Contest!  (Click here to see last year's contest as well as the winning entries.) [...]

Thy life in my death

Thy life in my death

“It’s a J-curve. Jesus lives a J-curve. He describes his life as a seed dying and rising again. … Gospel stories are possible only because God actively shapes history, bringing life where there is death.” - Paul Miller 7 But whatever gain I had, I counted as loss for the sake of Christ. 8 Indeed, I count everything as loss [...]

A Day of Ashes, A Day of Hearts

So here we are. Valentine's Day and The beginning of Lent. I wanted to share this podcast a friend shared with me, to give some encouragement and a path through the valley, as we journey in this Lenten season.  What Emily Freeman says is exactly what Sara and I hope to live out in this [...]

Lenten Landscape Liturgy

Lenten Landscape Liturgy

For Lent, we are switching things up a bit.  Our goal is to be simple and meditative.  Instead of daily prompts, we have created weekly postures* based on the Valley of Vision prayer.  The free printable booklet for this project is at bottom of post, along with instructions for creating the landscape piece.  *Posture 1 [...]