Statement: The image of the bird on the limb protecting her
nest. The storm is over, the nest is safe, all survived, and
light is shining through the clouds. My prayer: "In spite of
the darkness and sometimes turbulence, God is with me, and I
know that somehow all will be well. “The light shineth in the
darkness and the darkness shall not overcome it.’”
was born in 1929 in Charlotte, NC. My church-going parents
showed their belief through caring. We knew that God was with
us. My husband Buck decided to be confirmed in the Episcopal
Church, which, as a cradle Episcopalian, was precious to me.
Starting a church bookstore gave me an opportunity to read and
relish every word of religious literature available. I would
draw pictures of what the words said to me.