MORA, NEW MEXICO

MORA, NEW MEXICO —— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 —- This northeast corner of New Mexico is Spanish territory. I once had rifles pointed at me from windows as I went by a few houses. It usually receives a lot of rain. These pictures were obviously taken at different seasons, … Continue reading

PEACE IN THE VALLEY

PEACE IN THE VALLEY ——– JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 —— On a Sunday afternoon’s drive into the valley south of Albuquerque, are many old Churches framed by just as old cottonwood trees, that shade the graveyards on a peaceful fall day as we, have a picnic and then continue … Continue reading

AUTUMN WALKS

  AUTUMN WALK ——   JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ——   Before it gets too hot, remember back to autumn walks, along a slow running creek, yellow cottonwoods and a pleasant talk, and come across the corral where we rode horses under low hanging branches, during cool afternoons, blue … Continue reading

SERIOUS TO FRIVOLOUS

  SERIOUS TO FRIVOLOUS ——   JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ——   It’s good to get back on the bike path with the breeze in my face, peddling into spring, trees turning green, clear blue sky was the case, turning my thoughts from the serious to the frivolous at … Continue reading

50 VOLCANOES

50 volcanoes ———   JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ——–   One to four million years ago Cabezon and fifty others were erupting along with Mount Taylor, an eleven thousand foot mountain now requiring some people to use an inhaler, but Cabezon is lower and the area was occupied for … Continue reading

WHILE THE SUN SHINES

  WHILE THE SUN SHINES ——-   JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ——   Enjoy your life while the sun shines, the grass is green, the fragrances fine, and do whatever brings happiness if you’re so inclined, for the darkness looms in the background, which will approach in time, so … Continue reading

PIERCING THE SPIRITUAL

  PIERCING THE SPIRITUAL ————-   JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 —————-   When my wife and I climbed the mountains in New Mexico it was mainly simply hiking uphill through trees, brush and cactus, but there were many times when rock cliffs had to be maneuvered. I would find … Continue reading

SIMPLE BEAUTY

  SIMPLE BEAUTY —-   JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ——   Occasionally it’s good to just stop whatever your obsession is and enjoy simple beauty. New Mexico is filled with natural simple beauty. The old adobe churches are a special example of simplicity with their smooth mud or stuccoed … Continue reading

NEW MEXICO MESAS

NEW MEXICO MESAS ——— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ——– Depending where you are in New Mexico determines what layer of geological history you can experience, from Jurassic to Cretaceous. It is the same within your own history, (if you’ve been around for awhile.) At the low levels of the … Continue reading

PEAK TO PEAK

  PEAK TO PEAK ———   JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ——   I walked the valleys and climbed the mountains to find the peaks, where i can be closer to the clouds, see the view, and further seek, for the next peak on the distant horizon for my next … Continue reading