EDGE VIEWS

EDGE VIEWS ————— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., MINISTER OF CREATIVITY copyright 2015, CHRISTIAN ARTIST —————- Sandstone edges can crumble, but still people want their picture taken near the edge. All four of us were artists on our Cabezon trip, pictured on the right, and we’re always looking for the edge of expression, intellectually, emotionally or physically, … Continue reading

HANGING LOW

HANGING LOW ————— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., MINISTER OF CREATIVITY copyright 2015, CHRISTIAN ARTIST —————- We saw a distant lonely hill to the south of the interstate, but there were fences three deep between us and the mesa. We could see narrow dirt roads leading to the hill; so we got off the highway and traced … Continue reading

VISIONS

VISIONS ————— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., MINISTER OF CREATIVITY copyright 2015, CHRISTIAN ARTIST —————- The young women artists and I would have intense conversations as we drove to different places around New Mexico for hikes, photographs or personal re-enactments of visions we had experienced. As we drove we shared with each other the details of dreams. … Continue reading

THE ANCIENTS

THE ANCIENTS ————— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., MINISTER OF CREATIVITY copyright 2015, CHRISTIAN ARTIST —————- As the three women artists and I pondered the life of the ancients on top of the volcanic neck, we wondered if their understanding of God was greater than ours. They weren’t obsessed with materialism as we are, which blocks our … Continue reading

OUT OF PLACE

OUT OF PLACE ————— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., MINISTER OF CREATIVITY copyright 2015, CHRISTIAN ARTIST —————- The ancient peoples lived on top of volcanic necks for defense and for spiritual purposes, being closer to their Creator. When three young women artists and I drove to the Cabezon area, we felt “out of place.” Felicia tried to … Continue reading

CONCHA BELT

CONCHA BELT ————— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., MINISTER OF CREATIVITY copyright 2015, CHRISTIAN ARTIST —————- The concha belt represents major events within our lives as strung on a length of leather. Felicia felt a major occurance about to happen in her life and the world, and wanted to be in a place appropriate to the event. … Continue reading

SHE

SHE —————- JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., MINISTER OF CREATIVITY copyright 2015, CHRISTIAN ARTIST —————- She, created storms around her. She was beautiful and desired love, but was afraid of loosing herself and her inner desires and expressions. She harmed anyone who dared to get too close. She hiked in the mountains above her little village and … Continue reading

NEW MEXICO

NEW MEXICO ————– COPYRIGHT 2015 by Jim Pecha, B. Arch, minister of creativity ———— Centered around the old adobe bell towers, masks of demonic and comical faces, stratified cliffs loom over deserts, cactus, piƱon and juniper, animals on the plains and mountains watch with eyes of history, rituals, ceramony and tradition flow over the land, … Continue reading

GOOD AND EVIL

GOOD AND EVIL ———– JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2015 ———— This Creation is pregnant with “good and evil.” God created both and works with both to bring humanity to himself for eternity. I have just experienced a touch of evil manipulating me, fear, to come together with my old highschool … Continue reading

PEAK EXPERIENCES–2

PEAK EXPERIENCES-2 ———– JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2015 ———— Attending Church once a week for an hour will not get you a spiritual peak experience. It would be like climbing a mountain once a week for an hour. You would be retracing your initial steps over and over, never advancing. … Continue reading