The Fool

I was searching through some old Flickr Photos this evening and came across some paintings from a retreat I ran over a decade ago. The image below is part of a sequence, but this is the frame that speaks to me that most. In our world folks like to present themselves as “all together,” whatever…

Creative Faith

I had a sudden inspiration on Good Friday this past week, could I convey the movement from Good Friday through uneasy expectation of Holy Saturday and the Joy of Easter through a series of composite images?

Soul of an artist

The other night I knocked on my daughter’s door to say good night. When I was granted permission to enter 1 I noticed she was setting up her easel. “Whatcha doing?” I asked. “Stuff,” was all she replied 2. I shrugged, smiled, and said good night. The next morning I poked my head in to…

Stained Glass – Resurrection

This is the center panel of the stained glass window in Central Baptist’s sanctuary. The whole front window is, to me, some of the most fantastic stained glass I’ve ever seen – but this center panel is the most striking. This is as things should be. It is, after all, Jesus’ resurrection. There’s a lot…

Create works of art with Phoetic

I have always been fascinated by word clouds. I first discovered them through a web-site called wordle, which takes text and created a spiffy-looking word cloud based word usage. The site’s engine is smart, it’s able to skip linking words such as “and,” or “a,” or “the” and concentrate on the words which make up…