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Talented women

"'Master, you delivered to me two talents; here, I have made two talents more.'  His master said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful servant.  You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much.'" Matthew 25:22-23

About two years ago, I started painting after a simple wine and paint night with a few friends.  I loved the art so much that I immediately went out and bought some simple painting materials.  I discovered that I loved to paint and the therapeutic outlet that it offered to me through some very dark times.  
Last night, I woke up in the middle of the night thinking about my painting and all of the other "talents" that the Lord has so graciously given to me.  The last twenty years have been a journey of discovering my talents and playing with them like newly unwrapped gifts.  I am grateful for everything that I have been given.  So grateful.
I also realize that being a woman often means that we will not have the opportunity to u…