Fishing on “the other side”

Here is a repost of a painting called “The other side” that. I started it in 2004. It took until 2007 to get it all finished up.  I only have this video, but it is pretty nice to see it up close. If you have a current version of QuickTime on your computer...

Climbing our own mountain

Each of us have probably seen a National Geographic expedition to the top of a snow capped mountain. I once had my own travels to the Matterhorn in Switzerland. At its base, it stands a mere 10,695 feet while at the peak, it stands 14,691 feet. By no means is it...

About Chasing Rabbits

On Creativity. (Reposted) I have spent some time teaching small children. It seems to me that the younger someone may be, the more likely one is to raise their hand to the question, “Who in this room is an artist?” As a child, there is little to loose in being...

When did you forget how to draw…?

On another website that I often read, the question was asked… “When did you forget how to draw? – How can we reconnect with our playful, creative, expressive element of our humanity?” I stopped actually drawing twenty years ago, when I got...

On Beauty

We should never mistake glamor for beauty. All that glitters is not gold. Some of the most beautiful moments in life can be the most difficult to look at. Think of the messiness of birth… the broken water, the blood, the crying, the after-birth, but all is...

Unraveling Faith

So, as I have been reading listening and talking to others about the state of the Church and Christianity, I am beginning to understand what “deconstructionism” can mean for it. Pete Rollins (author of “How (Not) to Speak of God“) was at a talk that I attended a few...