|“Supper on the Patio”
What is Adele’s philosophy of life? If you were to ask, Adele would tell you that her mission is to please the Lord, to make Him proud of her and her work. In fact, her favorite Bible verse is this:
“Whatever I do, whether in word or deed, I will do it all in the Name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him…” Colossians 3:17.
In addition to her numerous fine art paintings, Adele has written and illustrated two delightful children’s books: Emmie’s Birthday Party, and Emmie’s First Journal. Emmie is a ten year old who’s learning some life lessons and growing in her faith. These books are available at www.amazon.com and local bookstores. (Some have suggested that Emmie is Adele’s alter ego, but Adele says not.) Adele says that these books represent a statement of her Christian faith and values, and she hopes they will be a blessing to others!
I’ve known Adele and her wonderful husband David for several years now. One of the things I love the most is that they’re cat people! And for Adele, the cats are perfect subjects for her art! Over the years I’ve come to know their Abby Cat, who, although quite shy, has become quite a celebrity among Adele’s friends and fans. In fact, Abby Cat is thinking about setting up her own fan page on Facebook. Here is the lovely Abby Cat, as painted by Adele:
I’d like to share some more of Adele’s paintings, hoping they’ll brighten your day. The “Polka Dot Plate” is another one of my favorites:
|“Polka Dot Plate”
I am so happy to share Adele’s story with you today. I thank God for bringing her into my life as my Bible study teacher. The last months have been challenging for me, and like most, I’m learning to trust God and lean more fully on His sovereign will and strong shoulder. Adele has taught me a great deal about having complete trust and confidence in God. I will close with this verse, which is one of God’s most precious promises:
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not unto your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will direct your paths.” Prov. 4:5-6
I truly hope you’ve enjoyed getting to know my friend and teacher, Adele Bower. May her life of faith inspire each of us! And may her talent be a blessing to you, as it is to me!