The mug in the center is one she was given as a present for Christmas that has birds on it with this verse:
Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?
This is the mug:
She loves birds, as you can probably tell with the artwork above, but it brings me a lot of joy to see her creating things like her painting, just because she wants to. This was not an assignment, and she finished a bunch of school work before picking up her paints.
Homeschooling means a lot of things at different times. Today it meant that we got to share part of what is in that creative mind of hers. I am very grateful.