"BibleAmidWorlds", a group thats been on the DeviantArt Megasite for three years, and is seeking new members. Its a site of mostly amateur artists and writers, clean and well run, that provided yet…Continue
Michael recently asked this question with reference to depicting blood in his art but the issue applies several other areas where art approaches a moral boundary of sorts.1) Code of conduct on the…Continue
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Effectively animated Comic strip
The Bouletcorp (http://english.bouletcorp.com/ ) is a strip done by a widely published French cartoonist who is slowly translating some of his works into English (One strip every month or so). The strips vary from weird to hilarious, but what caught my eye was Boulet’s 3.28.18 strip (“When I am alone”), in which the the punch of the strip is made by five animated panels . Having never seen…Continue
I am impressed to make a not so grandiose resolution: to strengthen my friendship to someone. 1Thessalonians2:8 reminds me that the heart of the Gospel is not just in meeting physical or spiritual needs of others but, to the degree that we make opportunities, to befriend a small number of people.
Technology both makes this easy on a surface level and harder on a deeper level; deepening some connections necessitates cutting off other superficial contacts in order to give us more…Continue
This is a conditional recommendation; you have to really like family values, great story, Pixar animation...and not be put off by a few hundred comedic skeletons. That fit me and I finally got myself to a theater to see Disney-Pixars 3-D animated Movie, CoCo. In short, this is an awesome story with awesome values and a central dilemma of Family vs. a Personal quest.
Go see this movie.
“Jesus is calling.”
I have a deep love-link to Jesus which leads to an emotional jolt every time I hear his name. I’ve had to control my reactions over the decades of teaching teens in the Latino culture, whose parents have honored their sons with biblical names, including Jesus. It helps me to give Jesus the Spanish pronunciation, ‘Hey-sus’ but over the years these blessed students respond to either pronunciation. I’ve had to get used to exhorting Jesus to do homework more…Continue