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PAINTED SCENERY

PAINTED SCENERY ————– JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2014 ————- Artists need to get out of their studios occasionally for their mental and emotional health to expand their perspectives. In New Mexico there is plenty of open range, mountains to mesas to look into the distance. On art trips with other … Continue reading

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PASSION

PASSION ————— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2014 ————- Emily’s family has owned this land for generations, about fifty acres, and it looks it. It is crossed now by the interstate highway, but includes part of the foothills and the stream with cottonwood trees. The old outhouse still stands behind the … Continue reading

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HITCH YOUR WAGON TO THE CROSS

HITCH YOUR WAGON TO THE CROSS ————— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2014 ————- The storm clouds are forming. The spiritual answer is to hitch your wagon to the Cross. No one is perfect, we all have our problems, but the world doesn’t have the answers because the world is a … Continue reading

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HEATING THE HORNO FOR BREAD

HEATING THE HORNO FOR BREAD ————— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2014 ————- I made a sketch of Savlia; so she brought me out to the backyard where she cooks home made horno bread. The first batch was done and the horno was being reheated again for another few loafs. We … Continue reading

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WATCHING THE WHEEL

WATCHING THE WHEEL ————— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2014 ————- We sat under the large old cottonwood tree in the tall grass watching the grainery wheel go around and around. The distant mountain supplied the water in the stream that was directed through a trough that filled each wooden container … Continue reading

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BE WITH GOD

BE WITH GOD ————— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2014 ————- Deny self or reveal yourself completely when with God. Many religious people wear black robes as a way of denying self when with God, or as I have been inspired, to reveal yourself naked before God, hiding nothing, not the … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL SEXUAL

SPIRITUAL SEXUAL ————— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2014 ————- Artists are probably the only people willing to combine the most powerful aspects of life, spiritual and sexual. They are the ones searching for new edges to walk and express, but most people are not that spiritually attuned; so it is … Continue reading

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SENSUOUS

SENSUOUS ————— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2014 ————- Salvia lived within sensuous surroundings. The rural abobe home with cosmos and chamisa fall flowers affected everyone who visited her home and studio. She wore long white cotton dresses to her feet and no shoes. You could see through the thin material … Continue reading

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CATCHING THE SUN

CATCHING THE SUN ————— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2014 ————- The fall chamisa flowers were blooming and a cool breeze encouraged us to catch the warmth of the sun by standing next to the old wooden gate. We were on our way to the Church, but wanted to stay and … Continue reading

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OUT INTO THE DESERT

OUT INTO THE DESERT ————— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2014 ————- God sent Moses out into the desert for many years to be purified, to develop his relationship with God. Moses was alone, which brought him closer to God. Many of the artists I’ve met including myself have been forced … Continue reading

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