Author Archives: tobeamazed
The prayer board inspired me today. What prayer would you pin to the tree today?
© Jacqueline Perry, “Black Bear”, spray paint on paper Each summer, our family would return to the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. We might spot a black bear sometime during our stay. One might ramble across my grandmother’s field or be spotted in a … Continue reading
Stone Labyrinth, pencil on paper, Jacqueline Perry, 2013 Entrance to the stone labyrinth at Our Lady of the Praire Retreat Center. Tiny stones make the path; larger ones mark boundaries. A person enters, walks the winding path to reach the center and takes … Continue reading
Returning from Iowa City today, I crossed a swollen Cedar River. The boundaries between field and stream had long disappeared. Once home, I went to take flood pictures of ‘The Rock’. Between the Ben Franklin Store and the river I met a mom … Continue reading
I didn’t intend to take the winter off, but I’m happy to be back blogging on nature and faith, and how art seems to bridge these for me. The Pastors on Parade event scheduled for January was cancelled due to … Continue reading
Deer sketch, winter, marker on paper by Jacqueline Perry Churches United of the Quad City Area will hold a fun afternoon of entertainment on Sunday, January 27, from 2-4pm at First Presbyterian Church in Davenport, Iowa to raise money for … Continue reading
Sketchbook drawing of the creek at Pilgrim Park, by Jacqueline Perry, 2012 At sunrise, I hiked the steep hill to a favorite spot in Pilgrim Park (near Princeton, Illinois). In the past, I would always find deer there; but, no deer this time. … Continue reading