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Art Can Change the World

April 14, 2017

Art is not just pretty wall décor – I believe art can change the world. The Beatles found a new sound, made catchy melodies that captured the imagination of our nation, and in one decade they radically changed American culture. I’ve been in small towns where the downtown murals tell you when you drive through,…

Otherworldly Beauty

March 31, 2017

People talk of beauty so grand it is “otherworldly.” Transcending beauty carries an invitation to transcend, inviting us to see and dream outside the lines, beyond the natural. Beauty invites us to access another realm. Perhaps because it came from another realm. I see fall reflections in a creek, a splash of brilliant color at…

I Declared War on Hurry

It happened one snowy week when I was running to get somewhere on time and wiped out. Three times in one week. I have a scar on my shin to prove it, like hurry’s Youth Mark Herzlich Jersey signature on my leg. I rush right by beauty, and laughter, and precious people who could use…

Awakened By Beauty

February 28, 2017

My wife Kelly and I visited Niagara Falls last fall – incredible! I remember our Yellowstone vacation, hiking with my family down to the rim of Yellowstone Falls. You can hear the roar of the falls even from the distant parking lot, before you start down the several million steps to the lookout at the…