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    Metal Wheels to Eternal Life for Skateboarders

    Metal Wheels Skateboard

    Zahar'sI pitched my easel to paint en plein air. I was at the bus stop across from Zahra's book store.

    A young man came rolling up on his skate board and plopped down on the bench. "I had a skate board with metal wheels," I said to him. I knew this would get his attention.

    He laughed …

     

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    Your Identity In Christ and God's Supernatural Connection

    Tar Pits –

    Identity in Christ I met my friend Stanley for fellowship and breakfast at Farmer's Market. Afterward, we would go to the La Brea Tar Pits where we would join other artists. We arrived at Page Museum where the fossils of prehistoric animals from the Tar Pits were on display. We got there early. I was to meet up with the artists at 10:30. …

     

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    Jesus the Alien Will Come Beam Me Up

    The Date

    Coffee ShopMy wife, Peggie and I were out on a date. Mr. big spender had taken her to a coffee shop. But at these prices, I don't feel the least bit guilty. She was caught up in her paperback quilt-crime novel, I in my Kindle. My e-reader was loaded down with sci-fi novels, prophecy books and an assortment of docs. Of course, several versions …

     

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    Prayer at Mission San Juan Capistrano

    Mission San Juan Capistrano –

    The Mission San Juan Capistrano was swarming with plein air painters. Most of them were members of the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association. I had come as a member of the Temecula Plein Air Artists Meetup group as well as the Jesus In Plain Air Meetup group. The Mission San Juan Capistrano is 10 acres of …

     

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    The Victory in Small Beginnings and the Trial of Faith

    The Faith

    The 'Jesus In Plain Air' group of artists had more than 20 members registered within two weeks of its launch. With plans to conduct weekly meetings, I was satisfied that nine of the artist had signed up to attend our first session. JIPA GroupWe would meet at the Rose Garden in Exposition Park, Los Angeles. When …

     

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    How God Leads Along the Cheerio Trail

    The Cheerio Trail –

    Leoness-Winery-LaborersThere is a scene in the Pixar movie, 'Monster's Inc' in which Sulley, the big blue monster, leads his little human 'friend' to a place where she is to take a nap. He leads her by laying down a row of Cheerios to a mat in the corner of the room. As she picks each one up and pops it into her …

     

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    Calling All Artists – Tour Across America

    Tour Across America

    Pre-tour AmericaI’m preparing to tour across the United States with my easel. I'm calling artists to take their easels out of the studio and into the streets to share Christ with curious onlookers in their communities. It will be a twelve-city tour, beginning in Pasadena/Los Angeles, CA and ending in Boston Mass.

    Answered Prayer

    It seems that a fair amount of prayer …

     

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    Da Vinci on Fire in Downtown Los Angeles

    Da Vinci on Fire

    Divinci FireDa Vinci was ablaze; not with passionate creativity but with an inferno of flames that shot up from the belly of Los Angeles. Da Vinci is the name of a large, upscale apartment complex that was under construction on the fringe of downtown LA. The intense heat from the fire also damaged nearby buildings. The cause of the fire is under investigation by both local …

     

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    Are You A Christian? Possibly Not the Right Question

    Are You A Christian?

    The moment I asked the young lady, "Are you a Christian?" I wanted to reach out and snatch those words back before they reached her ears. When asked, 'are you a Christian', it's not uncommon for people to reply with a simple, "Yes." When I hear that answer, I know I have to do some probing. Why? Some people's definition of being a Christian is, "I was born that way." Others believe that because they …

     

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    Syd Mead, Forgotten Gravesite, Remembered Mom

    Sci-Fi Fan Remembering Mom –

    I had not been to my mom's gravesite since the day we laid her to rest in 1985. Why bother? She wasn't even there the day we planted her body. She was with the Lord. So why would I wait almost 30 years to return? Syd-MeadI'm a fan of science fiction. I especially enjoy the illustrations that grace the covers of sci-fi books …

     

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Metal Wheels to Eternal Life for Skateboarders

Metal Wheels Skateboard I pitched my easel to paint en plein air. I was at the bus stop across from Zahra’s book store. A young man came rolling up on his skate board and plopped down on the bench. “I had a skate board with metal wheels,” I said to him. I knew this would get his attention. He laughed and said, “I’ve never ...

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Your Identity In Christ and God’s Supernatural Connection

Tar Pits – I met my friend Stanley for fellowship and breakfast at Farmer’s Market. Afterward, we would go to the La Brea Tar Pits where we would join other artists. We arrived at Page Museum where the fossils of prehistoric animals from the Tar Pits were on display. We got there early. I was to meet up with the artists at 10:30. I didn’t see any ...

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Jesus the Alien Will Come Beam Me Up

The Date My wife, Peggie and I were out on a date. Mr. big spender had taken her to a coffee shop. But at these prices, I don’t feel the least bit guilty. She was caught up in her paperback quilt-crime novel, I in my Kindle. My e-reader was loaded down with sci-fi novels, prophecy books and an assortment of docs. Of course, several versions of ...

Read more

Prayer at Mission San Juan Capistrano

Mission San Juan Capistrano – The Mission San Juan Capistrano was swarming with plein air painters. Most of them were members of the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association. I had come as a member of the Temecula Plein Air Artists Meetup group as well as the Jesus In Plain Air Meetup group. The Mission San Juan Capistrano is 10 acres of stunning Spanish architecture and beautiful ...

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The Victory in Small Beginnings and the Trial of Faith

The Faith The ‘Jesus In Plain Air‘ group of artists had more than 20 members registered within two weeks of its launch. With plans to conduct weekly meetings, I was satisfied that nine of the artist had signed up to attend our first session. We would meet at the Rose Garden in Exposition Park, Los Angeles. When only 3 of the 9 artists showed ...

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