Showing posts from August, 2017

The Maker's Space Fall schedule 2017

This community art group exists to help others slow down and hear who they were designed to be.  Your dreams, visions, personality, likes and dislikes are no accident, but were designed by the Creator for His Master plan.  Art is one way that we can give God room to speak to us.   Slowing down, day-dreaming and daring to dream is giving God room to speak. It is an effort to seek after truth about ourselves and about others, in order to understand ourselves and understand each other better.  Truth can't come from ourselves or others as the source, but must come from an absolute source, not based on an opinion.  God's opinion of us is the only source of truth, because He is truth. "People do not drift toward Holiness.  Apart from grace-driven effort, people do not gravitate toward godliness, prayer, obedience to Scripture, faith and delight in the Lord.  We drift toward compromise and call it tolerance;  we drift toward disobedience and call it freedom;  we drift towar

August Restored Prairie is blooming!

Go take a walk, reduce your stress and blood pressure, and clear you mind.  One place you can get away is the botanical gardens near you.  The Morton Arboretum has established a restored Illinois prairie that comes alive in August!  Many native plants a now blooming just as in times of the first pioneers. While you are there, don't miss the huge metal origami sculptures amongst the trees. Dozens of awe-inspiring large-scale metal sculptures based on the traditional Japanese art of paper folding will engage you on paths through the Arboretum’s spectacular landscape. Created by Santa Fe-based artists Kevin and Jennifer Box, the exhibition will feature installations, gallery works, and the Boxes' own compositions, as well as collaborative works with some of the world’s top origami artists. Each of the sculptures in the Origami in the Garden collection started with a single piece of folded paper created by some of the world’s most noted origami artists, incl