Inspiration, Visual Prayer Journal Cover, and a Book of Hours

Valerie Sjodin 2011    I just finished this cover of a new visual prayer journal. I tried something new to me: gluing down a magazine image of a painting as part of my cover. The painting is by Frank Benson, an impressionist whose paintings take me to the beach in all its sunny glory. This is my favorite of his. I can relate to the girl looking out for something more. I have three sisters, so when I first saw it years ago, it struck a relational note.     This journal is the fourth one of its kind. In the… Read More