LAND DETERMINES

LAND DETERMINES ———— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ———— Jax Jojola felt her name reflected the difference from the lands elsewhere. She wandered among the sandstone spires and hoodoos, climbed the red, purple, yellow and whitish eroded hills. They affected the way she thought and acted. She became as different … Continue reading

HORSEY, WANT A COOKIE ?

HORSEY, WANT A COOKIE ———— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ———— On the east side of the Sandia Mountains, on a deserted dirt road we came across a beautiful white horse just wandering among the grasses and piƱon and juniper trees. My wife was eating vanilla creme sandwich cookies at … Continue reading

CLOUDS DESCENDING

CLOUDS DESCENDING ———— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ———— The Sandia Mountain weather can change quickly. I wrote a story, based on an actual occurance, when a young woman started a hike on a sunny morning into the mountains. Half way up a storm engulfed her. She found a cave … Continue reading

SANDIA CREST VIEW

SANDIA CREST VIEW ———— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ———— From the crest of the Sandia Mountains we were able to see the top of the clouds moving towards us. Within a few minutes we were engulfed in a the cool cloud mist. Below is Albuquerque, better seen in the … Continue reading

GILA CLIFF DWELLINGS

GILA CLIFF DWELLINGS ————- JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ———— The cliff dwellings are within the Gila Mountains, north of Silver City,New Mexico. It was the stomping grounds of Geronimo, the last Apache holdout, who led his people against the army of the United States. The dwellings were built in … Continue reading

LITTLE KNOWN ANCHO MUSEUM

P LITTLE KNOWN ANCHO MUSEUM ————- JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ———— Going north from Ruidoso on some lonely roads will take you to Ancho, New Mexico. The people there used the natural clay deposits to make bricks for as far away as San Fransico sent on the old railroad … Continue reading

LIQUID CHURCH

LIQUID CHURCH ————- JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ———— Where ever humanity goes, the Church goes along because the kingdom of God is within every person. Each individual has a different interpretation of that inner spiritual force because we were all created with a unique identity, which causes conflict when … Continue reading

ROCKING ROADS

ROCKING ROADS ————– JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ———— The state highway department cannot help when personal roads start rocking. The first response is “find something physically solid to hang onto,”” but instead, it’s the spiritual existence of God. He will guide you, step by step along the difficult path, … Continue reading

SOUL CORRAL

SOUL CORRAL ————– JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ———— Indecisive souls go to the soul corral where they can ponder for one last time whether to accept the teachings of the Bible and Church or go elsewhere. There are actually billions of souls in the corral and room for many … Continue reading

FORMIDABLE

FORMIDABLE ————— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ———— Even the Adobe Churches of New Mexico, from small to large, are formidable structures because of what they represent, the Trinity, Father Creator, Son Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit, the Holy Family. The Bible, the guide book for life, and the … Continue reading