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Family Painting in Progress . Horse Painting . Joy in God . Texas Artist Laurie Pace

   © +Laurie Pace         Graphics One Design 2019 Family  16 x 16  Oil on Cradled Birch in progress ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FOLLOW MY BLOG  ON INSTAGRAM     @lauriepaceblog Available Paintings by Laurie Pace          “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”  Leo Tolstoy Today finds me working on this painting above for a show in Iowa at The Bereskin Art Gallery.  I am honored to show my work there and thankful to Brad Bisbey for his friendship and help with this show.  I wanted to be there for the opening but we have a grandson due about the same time. I promise to post a photo of the final painting once it is done.  This morning I was reading in Psalm 16. I have read this psalm many times in my life, but it was this morning it truly wrapped my heart.   We all seek to be happy.  My grandmother always told me happiness came fro

Alone . Finding Self Worth . Horse Paintings for Sale . Laurie Pace . Pure Justus

   © +Laurie Pace         Graphics One Design 2019 Lonely Boy    Prints Available ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FOLLOW MY BLOG  ON INSTAGRAM     @lauriepaceblog Available Paintings by Laurie Pace          “I restore myself when I'm alone.”   Marilyn Monroe .   At times in my life being alone was terrifying and other times I craved it. When I was younger, there were times I was really uncomfortable being alone. What I have learned in the past years is that silence and alone time builds a strength in understanding who I am, and that I can be comfortable in my life as this person created by God. Perhaps when we master the solitude of aloneness and quiet, we begin to find our self worth.   Too often in life today, we are pushed by our own thoughts and needs to finish or accomplish things. We all set goals that are unattainable and our self reflection is then that of failu

Looking Fear in the Face . Pure Justus . Horse Paintings . Laurie Pace Texas Artist

   © +Laurie Pace         Graphics One Design 2019 Strength in Him  16 x 20  Oil on Canvas  SOLD - Pure Justus.  ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FOLLOW MY BLOG  ON INSTAGRAM     @lauriepaceblog Available Paintings by Laurie Pace          “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”   Eleanor Roosevelt  I began this blog on Sunday but here it is late on Monday. Terry and I are heading to Fedex with two large packages heading to Mirada Fine Art for a new Southwest Show coming up. Things have been crazy here. I was finishing up three rather large paintings for that, along with the 60 x 90 inch triptych for San Diego...which he packs up late