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Heavenly Parents

My goal here is to portray the companionship and love that Heavenly Father and Heavenly Mother have for eachother and the world. They are aware of all, ad love all. I also want others to see this image and think of how this applies to them personally into the eternities. This is a goal that we have to one day reach in our marriage relationships.

 


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I had been thinking about my Heavenly Parents, especially after they changed the wording to the Young Women theme to "I am a daughter of Heavenly Parents" instead of just "Heavenly Father". I had the idea in my mind for a while, with a few sketches planned out. I hoped to have it done for my Christmas show at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in December, but I had so many deadlines and such a busy schedule that it seemed that I would just have to wait. One morning I got this feeling like I just needed to start on it and not wait any longer. I had a frame already for it, but still had to cut down a panel to the correct size to fit the frame to paint on. When I went to look at my remnant panel piece, I made a double take. This looked like it might already fit in the frame. I grabbed the piece and put it next to the frame, and would you know what? It slid right in and fit exactly. I felt that was a little tender mercy and a boost to get it done, but also to get it done in time for the show I wanted to put it in. Pieces don't just randomly happen to fit like that–I always seem to be cutting down my panels for different pieces. This was a large one too and I would have to get all the cutting equipment out and that can be a tedious process. I said a little prayer of thanks and started with my painting.