ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO

ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO ———– JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, COPYRIGHT 2014 —————- Named after the Spanish Duke of Alburquerque, the city removed the first “r” from the name. There were many Spanish land grants that eventually have become city owned. The picture is the view of the northern edge of the city, … Continue reading

CHRIST IN THE DESERT MONASTERY

CHRIST IN THE DESERT MONASTERY ——— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, COPYRIGHT 2014 ————- The Chama river cuts into the high desert bringing lush vegetation. After a long ride on a dusty road along the river, and you hope you’re on the right road, you come to the Christ in the Desert … Continue reading

DEPTHS

DEPTHS ———- JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, COPYRIGHT 2014 ————- Searching the depths of the human soul, mind and emotions is where we find beauty and art. Artists begin the search by learning to discover and follow the exterior lines and shapes of the human body, but then go within to find … Continue reading

MAN ON THE HILL – spiritual/sexual therapy

MAN ON THE HILL ———– JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 —— Obsessions and addictions are part of human nature. As i’ve read many times, everyone is addicted to something. When Christians resist, addictions to alcohol, smoking, gambling, sex, money, power, social status and spend their time thinking about spiritual matters … Continue reading

DISTRAUGHT UNTIL SYMMETRY

DISTRAUGHT UNTIL SYMMETRY ———- JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 —— She felt distressed and distraught most of the time stimulated by her inner turmoil and conflict. Desire and needs became confused within her heart and mind. We came to Taos Pueblo on a trip just to give her something to … Continue reading

OUTSIDE, INSIDE, OUTSIDE

  OUTSIDE, INSIDE, OUTSIDE —–   JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ——   I took the time once to explore the old mining town of Golden, New Mexico. The school-house had only a few walls and at that time the Church on the hill was also in bad shape, stucco … Continue reading

NEW MEXICO

NEW MEXICO ——– JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 —— (Emotions “were” stronger within life and the Church in New Mexico, the spiritual was real and the body of the church and the people were the same, both were sculptural and both eroded away with time, but the human body was … Continue reading

“DEJA VU,” TEAR IN TIME, IS BACK

  “Deja vu,” TEAR IN TIME, IS BACK ——   JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ——   The strange thing about “Deja vu” is when you first see the image in your mind, you’re not aware of it being anything out of the ordinary. You just think that you imagined … Continue reading

AMY’S FLOWERS

  AMY’S FLOWERS ——   JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ——   SECLUDED ADOBE HOUSE – PART 3 I felt so sorry for Amy and her need for so many things including loving human contact. I could’t help her much, but since she loved painting watercolors of flowers, I bought … Continue reading

SIMPLICITY

  SIMPLICITY —-   JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ——   We all have simplicity within our souls as when we were in the Garden of Eden, but creation is complete, which means the potential for good and evil exists and the choice of all to sin, which removes the … Continue reading