Category Archives: Beauty

LA’s own rock star

Los Angeles has its own rock star. Now I know there are a lot of rock stars this city has produced in its history, but none like this one. That’s because this one is a rock — a real rock … Continue reading

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Coming in through the window

Set wide the window. Let me drink the day.  Edith Wharton My wife loves open windows. If she had it her way, she would have our windows open year-round, rain or shine. It’s about the fresh air. I’m thinking about … Continue reading

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Gone fischin’

Hikin’ to the top of a mountain Drinkin’ water from a cool, clear stream Watchin’ the sunset and talkin’ to God And knowin’ He loves me.                  from “Simple Pleasures” by John Fischer … Continue reading

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Just outside my door

I went for a short walk this morning just a little ways outside my house. I breathed in the crisp fresh air. No coronavirus there. I felt the warm sun radiate on my face contrasting with the cold air all … Continue reading

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Painting in the dirt of our lives

Yesterday I wrote about the story of a Mexican immigrant who drives a short-haul truck route all over Los Angeles and has found a way to express his artistic nature and training in the the dirt and muck that forms … Continue reading

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Dirty life art

Arnulfo Gonzalez is a Mexican immigrant who lives in Los Angeles. He wants to be an artist. He earned a degree in art from East Los Angeles College and attends drawing classes with his wife whenever he can. But art … Continue reading

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Where beauty comes from

I have recently been introduced to a new organization that has chosen beauty along with truth and goodness as one of its core values. I think this is splendid. Beauty has never been an important value in evangelical Christianity, at … Continue reading

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