© Laura Gabel, "Lesla's Rose". Pastel, 8x10. Private collection.

A Rose by Any Other Name?

My blog of June 21st encouraged all our readers to create in the best way you felt led, whether it’s decorating cakes, doing crafts, painting or writing. The last photo in the blog was the start of a rose I was working on in pastel. It was labor of love Read more…

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A Little Note on our Return…

Here’s a little mini-blog about our return. As many of you know, we took a couple months off from blogging, art, the website, and a good a many other things. Laura’s beloved husband, Ken, passed away suddenly on Jun 28, 2018, and her life has been forever altered. Ken was Read more…

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Thankful for the Lasting Legacy

Webster defines a legacy as “something transmitted by or received from an ancestor or predecessor or from the past.” What kind of legacy do you want to leave? Several years ago a young couple, who had recently gotten married, began attending our church. Jeremy was starting a new life. And his Read more…