i finished painting this yesterday. it's a large watercolor (21"x29"). available in my online art gallery (link in the right sidebar). i like it. common sight around here.
"Becoming dead to the Spirit is likewise easier than dying to the self in which we have invested our identity... above all, the self is adept at heralding a cosmetic adjustment as a radical change" (Donald Nicoll).
The classroom cannot compete with the glitter and the billion dollar success and the prestige of this commercial education disguised as entertainment and which by-passes the intelligence while operating on the will and the desires (Marshall McLuhan, The Mechanical Bride). So, I ask, why bother? Why bother competing? Because you re either going to lose and look ridiculously imitative and envious; or, you re going to get caught up in the upwardly mobile church movement which is bound to crash because it demands so much money and energy from people. My suggestion is to quit now! Quit competing. My hunch...
i've had this song in my mind for years, tried adapting it for worship, etc., but it has always been this kind of instrumental song. i imagine it being used in a movie... maybe during a romantic scene, or a good-bye scene between lovers. MP3 File