Shall we be friends?

Calling – being before doing

Calling. This is a term we hear used a lot these days in Christian circles, in artist circles, and even in political circles. We use the term widely and loosely …

To honour two Mamas

I wrote this a few years ago but I would like to share it again. This is a very personal piece for me and it remains as true today for …
Grace of Rain - Image (c) Lancia E. Smith

Author Kirk Manton on The Grace of Rain

Kirk Manton and I have been friends for a decade. We are both privileged to serve on staff with the C.S. Lewis Foundation. We have looked “along the beam,” as …
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Looking for the Flower smiling back

by Regina Mountjoy for The Cultivating Project –    What does it mean to “look for the flower smiling back at you?” Several years ago with friends in a London …
Light Across the Water - Image (c) Lancia E. Smith

Light Across the Water

by K.C. Ireton for the Cultivating Project ~  On a dusky evening early last January, I walked down to a little park perched on the edge of a cliff that …

Photographic Art Exhibition – December 3rd only!

by Lancia E. Smith ~  Colorado is in for a treat this Saturday night – a solo exhibition from photographic artist Regina Mountjoy!  Acclaimed wedding and portrait photographer, Regina Mountjoy …
A Happy Thanksgiving - Image (c) Lancia E. Smith

A Happy Thanksgiving

Lanier Ivester  for The Cultivating Project ~  I love Thanksgiving.  Such a simple holiday, so unassuming and amazingly free of the mercantile trappings of other celebrations.  As much as I …

Sometimes this is what Hope looks like

by Lancia E. Smith Funny how a single phone call can stop you in your tracks instantly crumbling the edifice of how you define reality. In a second, life sustaining …
Evensong, Heading East - Image (c) Lancia E. Smith

Evensong, Heading East

K. C. Ireton for The Cultivating Project ~ Somewhere in eastern Montana I finished reading Gaudy Night. With a sigh I closed the book and stared out the train …
Create Against the Darkness

Create against the darkness!

from Guest Contributor – Randall Flinn, Founder of Ad Deum Dance Company and the Artist Initiative – Create Against the Darkness. Dear Fellow Artists, Now is the time! We must …

Faye Hall – Art begets Art

Faye Hall is a marvelous Canadian painter who creates storytelling works of art.  Her paintings support humanitarian causes, appear in art galleries, become covers of books and CD’s, and grace …

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