I just finished the illustrations for my next book, The Lord's Prayer. I have been working on it for about a year. Yeah, I know. These are some of the illustrations for the end sheets inspired by images taken around the world by World Vision International photographers. I used to work on their magazine and it often broke my heart to see the pain and struggle of the children of the world.
I wanted to set the stage for my illustrations of The Lord's Prayer with these images, because this simple poem begins, "Our Father..."
This book was a painful struggle because life is a painful struggle. But it was also a time of many miracles, mountain top views of the cosmos, and life changing grace.
This is the cover. See the tortoise? That's me, slow--but covered by the lion.