MAKE YOUR OWN TRAIL

MAKE YOUR OWN TRAIL ———— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., MINISTER OF CREATIVITY copyright 2015, CHRISTIAN ARTIST —————– Sharon and I made our own trails and sometimes she would walk behind me a distance just to blaze her own path. If she got lost, she would just call my name, and we would search for each other. … Continue reading

EARTHINESS

EARTHINESS ————- JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., MINISTER OF CREATIVITY copyright 2015, CHRISTIAN ARTIST —————– To balance our extreme INTELLECTUALIZING required these days with concepts and computers, it feels good to go for a hike in nature and rub elbows with some granite rocks and sit on the earth. Bring along a female hiking companion for the … Continue reading

DRAMA

DRAMA ————- JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., MINISTER OF CREATIVITY copyright 2015, CHRISTIAN ARTIST —————– Drama exists on a hike in the mountains or looking at Lisa lying on her bed in a dark room with only a slit of the drapery open, illuminating her breasts, her side and a portion of one leg. We hiked together … Continue reading

SADDLE HIKE

SADDLE HIKE ————- JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., MINISTER OF CREATIVITY copyright 2015, CHRISTIAN ARTIST —————– Julietta was raised to worship the mountains, similar to the Bible’s verse to “look to the hills from whence cometh your strength.” She would run the trails along the foothills in the morning, filling her lungs with fresh air and stimulating … Continue reading

WALKING INTO VISIONS

WALKING INTO VISIONS ————- JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., MINISTER OF CREATIVITY copyright 2015, CHRISTIAN ARTIST —————– The Lightning above the mountains on stormy nights created visions as she stood watching, some seemed to come towards her. These experiences made life more interesting, the unusual with the usual. They also stimulated and inspired her artwork. She actually … Continue reading

RAINBOW LADDER

RAINBOW LADDER —————- JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, COPYRIGHT 2015 ————– We are all invited to climb the “rainbow ladder” of God’s promises, which, of course, begins with a recognition of God’s existence and the Trinity. The first step is the most difficult because it requires the (step of faith.) Once you … Continue reading

UNDER NEW MEXICO SKIES

UNDER NEW MEXICO SKIES —————- JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, COPYRIGHT 2015 ————– While in the hospital at UNMH I have greatly enjoyed seeing and talking to the wide range of nurses who have come from around the world, but am especially pleased to talk with the women trained as nurses from … Continue reading

ROCK CLIMBING

ROCK CLIMBING ————- JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., MINISTER OF CREATIVITY copyright 2015, CHRISTIAN ARTIST —————– People with constant difficulties in their lives are more likely to rock climb. They are constantly trying to deal with boulder sized problems and so they “act out” their frustrations and practice their solutions by attacking the nearest pile of rocks. … Continue reading

DON’T CLIMB THE LADDER

DON’T CLIMB THE LADDER ————– JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., MINISTER OF CREATIVITY copyright 2015, CHRISTIAN ARTIST —————– Alanrax, as a child, was told over and over, don’t climb the ladder; so her and her friends climbed the ladder all the time. I say, “don’t find God within yourself.”

A TORTURED LIFE

A TORTURED LIFE ————– JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., MINISTER OF CREATIVITY copyright 2015, CHRISTIAN ARTIST —————– Since I have leukemia and will die soon, which is an appropriate ending for a tortured life. So many people, mainly men, have come forward with their sexual abuse stories from childhood, I thought I would add a unique story. … Continue reading