Living Paints Ministries

Our staff celebrated Bethie’s birthday at Painting with a Twist.

Evangeline, Mom, Sabrina and Susan.

KMac, Michelle, Mom, Sherry and Jenn.

Diane, Mom, Kimberly and Linda.

Just call her Baby Hawk.

This is the original canvas that we were painting from.

This was not painting by numbers, people!

Evangeline was contemplating all the art with our instructor.

Breakfast treats, coffee, and juice.

Jenn and Sabrina drying the first layer of paint.

Michelle and I are swaying to Friends are Friends Forever.

We’re renaming ourselves Living Paints Ministries.

We were that fabulous.


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  1. 151
    Missy June says:

    That looks so fun! Happy Birthday!

  2. 152
    Emily says:

    Happy Birthday Beth. You are so beautiful!

  3. 153
    Lori, Love2Praise says:

    Happy Birthday Beth!!! You guys always come up with the most fun ways to celebrate something!! Hope you had a great time. Who knew that you were all so artistically talented?? Beautiful, the celebration, the people and the pictures!

    Your Sister in Christ, Lori

  4. 154
    carole says:

    What a fun looking place! I’ve been to the pottery painting shops but have never seen something like this. Hope your birthday is/was fantastic, Beth!

  5. 155
    Tina says:

    Oh the joy and laughter!!! Such fun and wonderful memories to last a lifetime. Happy Birthday Beth I am certain you loved ever minute of this.

    Blessings to each of you. Tina

  6. 156
    Suzy says:

    The great thing about heaven (wellll, ONE of the great things) will be that all us girlfriends can celebrate our birthdays together, live – instead of by internet.


    Happy, happy day, Beth!

  7. 157
    Suzy says:

    What a party that will be!

  8. 158
    Amber says:

    Happy birthday, Mrs. Beth! I hope your day was absolutely wonderful:)

    I seriously just woke up from a dream that you and I were on the same cruise! That was actually the most believable part about the dream… the rest involved me alternating between my current (30, married with 2 babies) self and my high school self, complete with a showchoir performance on the ship! These pregnancy dreams are wearing me out!!!

  9. 159
    Ruth says:

    Happy Birthday Beth!!! What a fun day!!! ๐Ÿ™‚ The picture of you and Amanda is beautiful!

  10. 160
    Lora says:

    How fun! I love the picture with the pictures upside down – you all are a hoot! I found myself wanting to see more of Nancy’s artwork – Baby Hawk – would you give her a lesson in holding her art up high?!!

    Love you all – the tan and the talented!

  11. 161
    Lisa Burt says:

    Wow! Awesome job you gal’s done! I love sunflowers too! I know the memory will be forever painted in your mind! Your painting’s were beautiful! Happy Birthday Beth! Love ya dearly!

  12. 162
    Brenda Johnson says:

    Happy Birthday to one of my most favorite people, you look so great Beth and your painting is beautiful, what fun that must have been!! My birthday is on the 30th and I will be 54. Love you much, Brenda

  13. 163
    wanda says:

    What a cool birthday party!
    I LOVE IT!!!

    Happy Birthday Miss Beth! I love you too!
    The sunflowers are so pretty! Great job!

  14. 164
    texatheart says:

    What fun!! I am impressed with all that talent in one room. Happy Birthday Beth.

  15. 165
    Church Lady says:

    You all did a great job. I’m impressed. I hope you had a wonderful birthday, Bibby!!

  16. 166
    Roxie Crews says:

    Oh what a fun birthday you had Beth & Living Paints Ministries! Happy Happy Birthday Siesta Mama-we so enjoy this blog site with you all! God bless You! We love your household of faith!!!

  17. 167
    Dana says:

    Happy Happy Birthday! Looks like you celebrated the whole day! What a fun way to celebrate. Thanks for sharing the joy! The pictures are great – paintings are all wonderful. So very talented…all of you! The cake is pretty and looks wonderful as well!

  18. 168
    Dianne says:

    What a fun birthday party! Belated Happy Birthday Greetings. Looks like it was a great day! Love you!

  19. 169
    Kristi Stewart says:

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY BETH!!!! Looks like you had a wonderful day! Love you bunches!!

  20. 170
    Debbie says:

    Happy ‘late’ Birthday Miss Beth. Looks like you girls had a ton of fun painting. May God bless you & keep you and shine His face upon you in the upcoming year!

  21. 171
    Sylvia says:

    Wow! I am so impressed with LPM’s artistic ability. To me the photos reveal everyone had an authentic fun celebration of Siesta Mama’s birthday including Siesta Mama herself.

    Mark Buchanan writes in “The Rest of God” that everyone is born with the ability to write poetry. After viewing your photo’s I’ll add to that “everyone is born with an ability to create visual art”.

    Siesta Mama, you bring out the best in all of us. I’m so thankful for your birthday and pray you experience many, many more. Belated Happy, Happy Birthday!!!!!!

    This is a “Song I Must Sing” from

  22. 172
    Hilary says:

    A most happy birthday to you, Ms. Beth! You are quite tan. ๐Ÿ™‚

    My gift to you – a prayer of thanksgiving for your servants heart, and for many more years of being used by God, of running the race to His completion.

    I love you!


  23. 173
    Praises in the Valley says:

    Happy Birthday, Beth!

    Love the Paint party idea! So original! I have never heard anything like it! Looks like you all had fun ๐Ÿ™‚

    Have a great Birthday Week!

  24. 174
    Roselawyer says:

    S-W-E-E-T! What a great idea! Hope your birthday was wonderful!

  25. 175
    Mary Ann says:

    Beautiful paintings! See you in St Louis!

  26. 176
    Marcy says:

    Happy Birthday Beth!

    We were just having dinner last night with my in-laws for my husband’s birthday and you were topic of conversation :)…On one end of the table were the guys and they were going on and on about how cool you were because you carry a shotgun and knew who the Duck Commander was and even got a picture with him. I think I even heard my husband say, “wish my wife would get a picture with the Duck Commander.” Mental note made :). On the other end of the table were the girls, and we were carrying on and on about how much we love being Siesta’s, how much we love you and how absolutely excited we are to have you coming to our home stomping ground in the Black Hills, SD this fall. All of that said, know that you are one amazing woman (even the boys think so ๐Ÿ™‚ and if there is anyone who deserves a wonderful and special birthday, it’s you! Thank you for sharing your heart and your passion for the Lord with women around the world…no doubt God smiles when He watches you in action! Love to you on this beautiful Friday!

  27. 177
    Valerie says:

    What a fun & unique party. I am totally impressed!!! The paintings all look wonderful.
    My mom is gifted in this area and I swear, I would HAVE to have numbers.
    Bless her heart, she even sent me to art classes. I just don’t have that gift.
    I may have been too embarrassed to take this class with y’all. : /

    It was so great to see a picture of Kimberly. She had to leave before I could meet her in person & hug her neck in Houston at the Scripture Memorization Event. She has been such a precious prayer warrior with me. She knows me as “Lolly.” ๐Ÿ™‚

    Happy Birthday Beth!
    Love you!

  28. 178
    Praying Paula says:

    Birthday Blessings, Beth!

    You have made many lives come back to LIFE- finding God through your eyes- hearing from God through your ears- evening tasting God has been such a dessert that will never be satified now by earthy mouths. You have helped so many ladies find Him for themselves, including me. I’m kicking up my heals rejoicing over Him.

    Thank you for many many hours of countless study and pure love for Him to share with others. I may not meet you here on this earth but I know God will have me meet you in Heaven one day. Until then, your walk here has not been in vain. Keep on keeping on! Prayers are pouring over you and your family.


  29. 179
    Rockin' My Freedom says:

    Happy Birthday Beth
    You really look a stunnin’
    Is it the fake tanner
    No, you’re really just that smokin’

    Surrounded by lots of friends and fam’
    Blonder than you pay to be
    You embrace your true love, sweet Jesus, sweet Jesus
    The recipe for real beauty!

    Hanging down at the ‘Twist & Paint’
    What would a birthday be without laughin’
    Goofy girls, Michelle in pearls
    and that rockin’ mini-apron!

  30. 180
    Julie Hodges says:

    Looks like fun and fellowship was to be had by all!
    Fun fact about Sonflowers did you know that they always keep their face tward the sun (Son)

  31. 181
    Stephanie Billings says:

    Wow! Those are beautiful!! Happy Birthday, Beth!! You are just beautiful inside and out!! Love the lighter hair color!!

  32. 182
    MK says:

    Happy Birthday Beth. You are dearly loved and appreciated!

  33. 183
    Annette says:

    First, Happy Birthday Siesta Girlly~~~ Thank you for sharing your birthday with us:)

  34. 184
    Lynn says:

    What a fun idea! Happy Birthday Beth, you are much loved and greatly appreciated!

  35. 185
    Julie Hodges says:

    Happy UnBirthday cause it is late

  36. 186
    Patti says:

    You girls have the coolest celebrations! Happy Birthday, Beth. You don’t look a day over thirty. I promise, I’m not just saying that to get attention either, you really don’t. Following hard after Jesus must keep a body young, that’s all I can come up with.
    Take care, and I hope your day is blessed!
    Patti Hayes

  37. 187
    Fran says:

    Well, how much fun is that??? However, I would have been totally insecure and would have requested the paint by numbers version!!!!! ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Happy Birthday Mrs. Beth!!!! We all love you so!

  38. 188
    Nancy says:

    Doesn’t that just look like a wonderful day spent?

    Happy Birthday, Miss Beth!

  39. 189

    What a great day to Celebrate with friends and by the way loved the pictures you all done.
    Beth you rocked it girl.
    Loved Hawk and Amanda waving there hands into the air to the music that was priceless.
    Living Paint Ministries Love it.
    You go girl continue to celebrate you deserve it.
    You have been a big encouragement in this seista life.
    You have made me want to Love my Jesus more
    and taught me to run after Him hard and not give up.
    Thank you for keep on keeping on and pointing me to Jesus.

    Beth you are the B-omb
    Beth you are loved E-veryday
    Beth you are T-he servant of Our One Only Jesus
    Beth you are H-appy Birthday Girl

    Love you to pieces girl
    Have an awesome day
    Blessings to you Bethie

  40. 190
    Ann says:

    Happy Birthday Beth!!
    You are truly blessed with wonderful friends & family. ๐Ÿ™‚

    I have to ask about Michelle’s apron. Is that a monogram? Does it say “Baby Hawk” or her initials? I know her favorite store is Brooks Brothers, but I haven’t seen animal print aprons in there lately. ๐Ÿ˜‰
    Do tell…..
    love ya all,

  41. 191
    Susan Gough says:

    Happy Happy birthday Beth! It looks like ya”ll had a blast.

    Thank you so much for all you do, you are truly a huge blessing to so many.

    Looking forward to starting our summer study of Ruth with Kelly Minter and all the other Siestas. I have gathered up 4 of us for a small group.


  42. 192
    Kelly S. says:

    LOVE IT, thanks for sharing!

    Happy Birthday sweet Beth!

    love you

  43. 193
    Anna says:

    Beth, Thanks for sharing your birthday! The paintings were great, and the joy that was present in the room was delightful. But I must say the pic that touched me the most was you and Amanda. It made me think of my Mom and how special our relationship is. She is my best friend, one of my mentors, and one of my accuntability partners. She will be 80 this year, the Lord willing. And she still bowls at least twice a week, she wants to have her birthday party at the bowling alley.

  44. 194
    Dana says:

    Happy Happy Birthday to you Beth!!!! Looks like a super fun way to celebrate with friends!!! Love all of the paintings…you all did a great job!!!

  45. 195
    Sandy Corbin says:

    OK Ladies…so are ya’ll like artists or something? Because your paintings look really good! My sunflowers would like like sun splotches.
    Beth, happy birthday to you! Blessings upon your life sweet lady because you are a blessing to many.

  46. 196
    Joyce says:

    Looks like you had a fabulous birthday Mama Beth. Here’s to many, many more. Love you !!

  47. 197
    shaminder says:

    Happy belated Birthday Beth! I’m sure you had a blast!
    I love you precoius sister and God bless you.

  48. 198
    Rebecca says:

    Happy, Happy Birthday to You, Mama Beth! ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

    I just love birthdays! Sigh…

    Looks like you had a lot of fun at your party! May God continue to present these types of fun and togetherness moments to you each day.

    Prayers and blessings,

  49. 199
    Sue Heimer says:

    Happy Birthday Beth! Blessings to you:)

  50. 200
    Kim B. in AZ says:

    A Very Happy Birthday to you, Beth.

    It looks like you had a lot of fun.

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