In recent years, one of my favorite parts of getting in the holiday spirit has been making holiday cards!
Gingerbread houses | Photography December 2022 | Sam Sig
Though we don’t use real gingerbread anymore, one of my favorite parts of the holiday season is decorating the houses with my family (and filling the inside with candy)
Hot Chocolate at the Holiday Market | Photography December 2022 | Sam Sig
I love wandering around holiday markets with hot chocolate to get in the Christmas spirit!
Preparing the Office/Studio for Christmas | Photography December 2022 | Debbie Bronkema
Changing my workplace is a challenge for me. I enjoyed trying to prepare the way this year by imagining a way to connect my books with the different parts of the story of Christmas. Wondering what sticks out for you?
Nature Connection | Origami, 2022 | Rylan Sturm
I created this piece to demonstrate the connection between insects and nature, and how they create art when they work together.
Somewhere With You | Song, 2021 | Hello, 4am
This track is about being in love. When you share a genuine connection with someone, time and space feel loose. It is special to have someone in your life who is your safe space and feels like home, and that is the type of connection that this song encapsulates.
Cathedral Mountain | Oil on Canvas, 2021 | Carol Rusaw
“Cathedral Mountain” by Carol Rusaw from Manassas, VA. Oil on Canvas from 2021.
“Renew” | Acrylic on Canvas, 2022 | Renew Retreat Participants
Members of connect.faith attended a retreat in Florida in February around the theme, “Renew.” The participants spoke of healing, repair, and reparations, specifically as modeled in the town of Evanston, Illinois.
Origami Mural | Paper, 2021 | Rylan Sturm
Origami mural designed by Rylan Sturm
Bubble Hands | Photograph, 2021 | Bryan Bardin
Something magical can happen when you spend time with a young child, if you allow yourself to be open to it, you can find yourself filled with childlike wonder.
Goodbye Summer | Sidewalk Chalk on Sidewalk, 2021 | Greg Nemec
I’ve been drawing on my neighbor’s sidewalk since the pandemic started. This is the first time I had help from the five-year-old.
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