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April 2010

Back Before the Days of Twitter

Back in the days when no one had heard of Twitter, the dawn of civilization as we know it, quite a few bloggers actually published tweet-length posts. I guess people with Tumblr accounts still do, but let’s not get technical. So here’s my thought of the day, in 150 words or less:

What Do You Do When God’s Answer is Delayed?

As most of you know, we’ve had a vision for the next phase for a while now. It involves a bigger house on some land, and becoming a community hub where families come together to eat, swap recipes and health tips, and like-minded people call on the name of the Lord in worship and prayer.

Art That Inspires A Sense of Mystery

My favorite artist from Main Street Arts Festival was Marina Terauds. I would decorate my house with her art. Especially the image above and the little girl surrounded by birds below. Fascinating. Feel free to purchase and donate to me. Whereas my last post covered fascinatingly twisted, Marina’s work is haunting in a dark and wistful way. There’s a sense of brooding in the trees. If you glance through all her works on her website, you’ll get a distinctly pagan impression, whereas the three I’ve featured in this post are, in my opinion, the cream of the crop (and coincidentally […]

A Stranger Flavor

One of the most captivating artists at the Main Street Arts Festival in Fort Worth this year was Beth Bojarski, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. “I know I have a fascination with missing limbs. I don’t know where to get help for that.” That’s exactly the kind of thing you’d expect this artist to say just from seeing her work. I know it’s reminiscent of Korn’s albums and what not, but it struck me as unusual and worth noting. And maybe I’ll pray for her as I look over each piece. Beth Bojarksi

Pursuit = Love

Thoughts on this statement? “If no one pursues you, you’re not valuable. If you’re always the pursuer, you’ve never been loved.”