In this body of current digital paintings, words and images are integrated to create a narrative. The images are meant to evoke thoughts about various aspects of life and positive,uplifting attributes of the human spirit.. Working with children evokes a quality found in most educators, patience. Amidst a landscape of misbehaving children are two adult hands positioned to console their menacing faces. The rays of sun rising from behind the word patience, offers hope that things will work out for the best.