SPIRIT BLUE AND GOLD

  SPIRIT BLUE AND GOLD ——–   JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ——   We brought some relatives to Taos Pueblo many years ago, they lived in Michigan, and the woman’s comment was, “it’s just a bunch of buildings made from mud.” She failed to see the beauty, to say … Continue reading

A CHURCH

  A CHURCH ——–   JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ——   I visited a Church but I could see that not all he walls were there, The cross had been laid down instead of being erect and set with care, the Church led to a dark bottomless pit and … Continue reading

THE TURQUOISE SKY

  TURQUOISE SKY ——–   JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ——–   I live in the land of the turquoise sky, where sculptural adobe is formed and left to dry, where people lived naked and were ready to nurse, if a baby cried, where people were communal with extended family … Continue reading

ACROSS THE HIGHWAY

  ACROSS THE HIGHWAY ——-   JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ———   Walking within the dry arroyos you can feel the suns warmth radiating from three sides, I’ve occasionally laid down on the granite sand looking up at the blue sky and distant mountains wide, and fall asleep where … Continue reading

THE SPIRIT CALLS

  THE SPIRIT CALLS ——-   JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ————   The spirit calls from the Churches, but they just walk by, I try to make it real but the truth is unimpressive; so I just let out a sigh, days are passing quickly as I watch the … Continue reading

POWERFUL OPPOSITIONS AND PENETRATIONS

POWERFUL OPPOSITIONS AND PENETRATIONS ——- JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, Copyright 2013 ——– The cross is the most powerful symbol of oppositions, which was reconciled by Christ on the Cross. The horizontal force penetrating the vertical force of existence symbolizing good and evil, male and female, light and darkness, spiritual and the … Continue reading

CERRILLOS, NEW MEXICO

  CERRILLOS, NEW MEXICO ——-   JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ——   Old western movies were filmed here in the 1950s and we ate at the multi-story hotel and restaurant before it burnt down. Artists and people that want to escape the big cities move here and Madrid to … Continue reading

DECISION TUNNEL

DECISION TUNNEL——– JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 —— Near the center of the University of New Mexico Campus is the tunnel of decision. When standing in the middle there are six directions in which to go, including up towards the sky or down into darkness. You really need to make … Continue reading

TRUCHAS, NEW MEXICO

TRUCHAS, NEW MEXICO ——- JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ——– In my earlier years we would visit the old adobe churches of New Mexico. They were so different from the Baptist Church I attended in Albuquerque. Thick adobe walls, which made it cooler on the interiors, carvings of crosses and … Continue reading

REACTIONS !

  REACTIONS ——— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ——– Over history the organizing people have established structures, which always leaves somebody out, they get to arrogant and refuse to look at improvements. Then “reactions” happen and they may be extreme, but it’s the only way to create change and a … Continue reading