Monthly Archives: November 2009

The Kingdom

I’m a big fan of Frederick Buechner and ran on to this of his as of late.  Thought I’d share it with you all. Hope your Thanksgiving went well. “If we only had eyes to see and ears to hear … Continue reading

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How Good and Pleasant it is.

Psalm 133 (NIV version) 1 How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity! 2 It is like precious oil poured on the head, running down on the beard, running down on Aaron’s beard, down upon the … Continue reading

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Entering Deep Water

It has been said that the most difficult journey for a man to make is the 16″ between his head to his heart.  I would covet your prayers this weekend as I and nineteen other men endeavor in that mysterious … Continue reading

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The Friendship Portrait, and a Requiem for Friendship

While at the Louvre this past May I was very happy to come upon one of Raphael’s friendship portraits that I discovered years prior.  Seems that in the 16th century, it was a common practice for friends to get their … Continue reading

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William T. Wiley, an artist with a sly smile…

While I was in D.C. a month ago one of my favorite shows was at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art.  It was an exhibition of the Bay area artist William T. Wiley.  The show is still up through the … Continue reading

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The Whole Night Sky

In the summer of 2002 before I moved to Oregon I was trying my best to complete all of my current art projects.  I packed up my truck, a moving van,  my life and got on my way and was … Continue reading

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Healing of Suffering

A very nice book I read this summer while in Belgium and France while traveling with students was “Kitchen Table Wisdom” by Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D.   I found her to be honest, insightful, practical, and down to earth with her … Continue reading

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