Liz Lemon Swindle began her painting career in first grade. Her first exhibitions were on the refrigerator, encouraged by her father. In the early 1980s she tutored under renowned wildlife artist, Nancy Glazier. In 1992, Liz began painting a subject matter she had long desired to approach: her faith. Her paintings are now held in corporate and private collections around the world and have been published in countless magazines and books. Liz and her husband Jon have five children and thirteen grandchildren.
...but rather the strength of his conviction we see in his eyes. We see in him the eyes of faith. That he carries the burden of his imperiled country is abundantly clear. He gazes towards heaven, petitioning Providence for personal guidance and for the eternal might to strengthen freedom’s righteous cause. Yet, neither is he panicked, nor is he lost. In God We Trust captures, in an intimate moment of communion, the guiding light the Founding Fathers followed in creating this great nation. (full description below)
Mary, barely a woman, was chosen by God to bare his son and with Joseph, to raise him. Even more amazing is the calling they both had to raise a perfect child and human being. In this moment you can see that they together felt not only the love and miracle of the night, but the love and trust they had for each other. (more below)
Released in the fall or 2012 these ornaments have been well received. These ornaments are little pieces of fine art. They are Giclée prints on paper with an ultra-violet resistant coating to protect them for years to come.
Each ornament comes with a new teaching, (The Twelve Days of Christmas) to remind us of the true meaning of Christmas. As a set they provide a means of teaching each of the twelve days of Christmas with a story to be read and a new ornament to hang on the Christmas tree each of the twelve days before Christmas.