Monthly Archives: September 2009

Community Hurts Like Heaven

My dear friend and brother Corey Beals gave a chapel talk with that title at George Fox last Monday.  Corey teaches Philosophy and Religious studies here at Fox and is a scholar of Wendell Berry and the philosopher Levinas. Thought … Continue reading

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Sorry, it Was Really Envy,

I have yet another recent ink, watercolor and gouache to share with you. This one has a funny story; well I think it’s funny in retrospect here….  You may recall my comment in my September 8th post, that I’m completing … Continue reading

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A short time in expectaion.

Read a little bit of Henri Nouwen this morning and thought I’d share some of what I read with you.  I am always moved by this man’s honesty and depth.  He wrestled with his angels and loved many. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Both, And

Well, thought I’d share with you another one of the ink gouache and watercolor pieces that I’ve completed as of late.  Hope you are having a good evening (well, or morning, afternoon etc…).

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Fun with reclaimed lumber

So working on the frames for all these monoprints and mixed media pieces and I decided to endeavor to get wood that has already has had a life as something else.  I will admit I wandered the isles of Home … Continue reading

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A couple of quotes from our friend Leonardo

I Saw an exhibit several months back on the Renaissance painter Leonardo daVinci; here were some of my favorite quotes I found of his: “It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and … Continue reading

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Variations on a Theme

When I was about seven, I received a toy my parent’s gave me that they had gotten in their travels to Ireland.  It was a wooden stacking head of a man with blue eyes and a yellow pipe.  The brim … Continue reading

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