AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ARTIST, AUTHOR: JOYCE MARION She was born a Kentuckian and moved to Ohio as a young teenager. There Joyce met her husband Berkley. Now married for 52 years, they have three children and eight grandchildren. The book has many accounts of her childhood years, flavored with mountain humor. It is a collection of short stories from the past, the present and the future. Her life's journey includes the couple's salvation vacation in 1971. Their lives took on a new dimension when they were born again. When only Christians six months, Joyce received a commission from Mr. Vernon Slattery (also a new Christian of one year) to paint a portrait of Jesus. Titled FOLLOW ME, the painting portrays Jesus with a slight smile and loving eyes that follow the viewer.The portrait gained instant popularity and opened the door for a ministry to a multitude of people. Many testimonies of lives touched and miracles bestowed by God are in the book and those who were involved in the ministry of the portrait have been amazed. Joyce is a Bible teacher and a Christian speaker who has taught both children and adult Sunday school classes. She has worked with her husband in ministries of Youth Church and V.B.S. She could not resist including Bible teachings that have helped her endure the storms of life as God worked out answers in her behalf. She cannot imagine her life without Jesus! There are many graphics in the book of her works of art and family photos.