> “Dwelling, lingering, pondering, listening, praying- these are all
countercultural practices. They slow us into a silence that has to be
Where Did the Christian Artists Go?
I’m doing doctorate work in the area of faith, art, and the pastoral
imagination. One of our conversations revolved
Will They Love It or Hate it? Will They Love or Hate Me?
I’m deep in the middle of a writing project. Is it good, bad, or indifferent? I
James Baldwin on the Artists Vocation
> “The artist is distinguished from all other responsible actors in society — the
politicians, legislators, educators, and scientists — by the fact
Leo Tolstoy on the Mission of the Artist
> “The artist's mission must not be to produce an irrefutable solution to a
problem, but to compel us to love
When do you expect completion?
I'm doing blackout poetry again. Here's a brief video on how to do one (below).
They are fun, easy, and
You're Going to Die. Make Good Art.
We get 4000 weeks if we’re lucky (80 years). 28,000 days to live under the sun.
A Creators Rule of Life
Corita Kent [https://www.corita.org/] was a nun and artist in the 50s-80s. She
taught art at Immaculate Heart
Troll Art and Unintended Consequences
My wife and I were hiking in Breckenridge, Colorado, and stumbled upon the guy
Our troll friend is made