"May We Never Lose Our Wonder"

Updated: Jan 13, 2021

When I began working on this series of paintings, I knew that I wanted to

capture the beauty of God found in nature. I had just finished my series, “Hope,”

where I painted landscapes inspired by photos that were taken at the most

beautiful places all around the country.

When I think about God’s beauty in nature, I automatically think about

these breathe-taking places—mountains, waterfalls, blue waters. God’s beauty is

so apparent in these places, but what I began to realize is that God’s beauty is

also apparent in seemingly ‘ordinary’ places.

These landscapes were painted around my parent’s property in Jones

County, Mississippi, one of those ‘ordinary’ places, especially to me since