Illustrating Psalm 23

Illustrating Psalm 23 is easy–and at the same time–challenging… Do you have a favorite Psalm? I have several. Psalm 23 is one of my all-time favorites, although the more that I read and study the Psalms, the more that I find to love and appreciate. Every part of Psalm 23 is so beautiful. Illustrating Psalm

Perilous Artifacts: a steampunk serial by Krystine Kercher

Perilous Artifacts: New Arrivals

Perilous Artifacts: New Arrivals Lady Carew led the way to the elevator, followed by Pieter–after he captured Olive’s hand and tucked it securely into the crook of his elbow. Olive shook her head at him. “Afraid I’ll disappear at this late hour?” Pieter laughed. “Your hat, sir,” a waiting crewman handed over the stiffly proper

Perilous Artifacts: a steampunk serial by Krystine Kercher

Perilous Artifacts The Flying City

Perilous Artifacts The Flying City Lady Carew motioned for Olive to join her at the safety rail of the small deck. “There—see?” “Over the river?” Olive squinted and shielded her eyes from the sun as she looked south toward the far horizon. In the haze rising over the ravine at the edge of the city,

Perilous Artifacts: a steampunk serial by Krystine Kercher

Perilous Artifacts The Mast

Perilous Artifacts: The Mast She led the way to a private lift; an ornate wrought iron contraption with a pair of levers extending upward from the oak plank flooring. The guard shifted one of the levers. On a cloud of steam, they rose into the air following the inner curve of one of the great

Perilous Artifacts: a steampunk serial by Krystine Kercher

Perilous Artifacts Across the Square

Perilous Artifacts: Across the Square Lady Carew made a visible effort to set aside her distress. “Well, no time for that now. If we’re to be there in time, we must leave immediately. Come quickly.” She led the way to an alcove off the side of the parlor, with a solid metal door and a

Perilous Artifacts: a steampunk serial by Krystine Kercher

Perilous Artifacts Locked Out

Perilous Artifacts: Locked Out Inside the parlor, the governor sat on an ornate chair upholstered in imported silk as she sipped from a cup of hot tea. A plate of refreshments, now reduced to crumbs, lay abandoned on an occasional table with ornately turned legs that matched the period of the chair. She saw them

Perilous Artifacts: a steampunk serial by Krystine Kercher

Perilous Artifacts Carew House

Perilous Artifacts: Carew House If Harry had stayed, Olive could have jumped right back in the steamer and begged him to take her far, far away into the depths of the undercity to hide. She looked around in indecision. Maybe she could still make a run for it? As she took stock of the options

Perilous Artifacts: a steampunk serial by Krystine Kercher

Perilous Artifacts This Is Real

Perilous Artifacts: This Is Real The steamer turned into Government Plaza and pulled up in a pool of sunshine perfectly placed to welcome visitors to Carew House—and incidentally—also perfectly placed to give the guards on duty an excellent view of new arrivals’ faces. A footman hurried forward to open the door for Olive and assist

Perilous Artifacts: a steampunk serial by Krystine Kercher

Perilous Artifacts Am I Really Me

Perilous Artifacts: Am I Really Me? Not until Olive showed promise at her studies did the Lady Governor begin to take an interest in her. And then—abandoning her attitude of neglect and indecision, she decided that Olive must attend lessons not only in conversation, diplomacy, deportment, dancing, religion, and manners, but also in hydroponics, housekeeping,