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January Saint of the Month

Saint Francis de Sales Feast Day is January 24 Bishop and Doctor of the Church Patron Saint of Journalist, writers, Catholic press, confessors and deafness. Francis was born at the de Sales castle called Chateau of Thorens in Savoy, France. His wealthy family provided him with an excellent education. He studied at La Roche, Annecy,Continue Reading

All Saints All Souls Art Exhibit

  So grateful to everyone who came out to support me and the work that I do. The exhibit ends on Friday, Dec. 8th, so if you haven’t had a chance to see it, you still have time. xo  

Columbus Catholic Women’s Conference

Columbus Catholic Women’s Conference

2017 Columbus Catholic Women’s Conference Spotlight: Tru Original… Hello, my name is Jill Metz and I’m the artist behind TRU Original. I married a cradle Catholic in 1999 and have two teenagers, ages 16 and 17yrs old. After 10 years of marriage, God led me into the Catholic Church, many would say kicking and screaming!Continue Reading

These 3 Things

These 3 Things

Happy New Year! So I’m a little late to the party…how embarrassing. As 2016 ended, I heard many people say things like… “I’m so done with 2016!” “2016 was the worst year I’ve ever had!” “2016 totally kicked my ass!” I even heard a cashier at the store exclaim to her customer, “I didn’t haveContinue Reading

Keeping My Focus on LOVE

Keeping My Focus on LOVE

When I started a series of posts about unhealthy thought patterns some months back, I was really moving away from a long stint with negativity and I felt like I had some tools to share that may help others who were or are struggling in that place of BLAH! I had been hurt and forgotten what LOVEContinue Reading

Free Spirit

Free Spirit

Awww Summer!  The excuse to get out of that routine and live like there’s no tomorrow.  I certainly took advantage of that sentiment as I basked in the glory of late nights, late mornings, long walks and talks, painting in my studio, sitting in the sunshine and basically doing what I love to do.  You knowContinue Reading

Running with the Scissors

Running with the Scissors

This week, I came across this poem from Marianne Williamson and every bit of my heart yelled out “TRUTH”. I read this poem some years ago, but the word TRUTH didn’t come to mind. Maybe the word was bullshit, or lie, or what a load of crap. Regardless, I was not in a place inContinue Reading

Sts. Perpetua and Felicity

Sts. Perpetua and Felicity

Today is the feast day of Martyrs Sts. Perpetua and Felicity!  These two Saints were persecuted and died because of their faith and love of Jesus. And last month, I had the honor of painting a mixed media painting for The Happy Catholic Box. As you may have already read on my website, I haveContinue Reading

Permission Granted

Permission Granted

  I love teaching art workshops! The energy, the connection, the total vibe is just electric for me. Although it’s been over a year since I have taught art to children, they hold the biggest place in my teaching heart. Why? Because they don’t wait for permission to create, it’s just in them, it’s whoContinue Reading

Need Some Soul Sister Wisdom?

Need Some Soul Sister Wisdom?

If you’re needing a little sisterly love…I got it for you! And it FREE love…which makes it TRU love! Download your issue of SOUL SISTER WISDOM. I really respect and admire the mission behind this magazine so it is an honor for me to be part of the Dec./ Jan. issue. I hope that you enjoy my article onContinue Reading