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Thirsty

 “As a deer longs for flowing streams, so my soul longs for you, O God.” Psalm 42:1 This week, I came across two drawings that I did while in seminary. My schedule was pretty screwed up back then. More times than … Continue reading

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Gallery Talk

What a fun time last night during my “gallery talk” at church. I hung a number of art pieces from the summer and gave a PowerPoint presentation from my sabbatical. Thanks, Beth, Linda, Amy, and others for bringing the great … Continue reading

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Drawing

Drawing means to sketch something with lines. It also means to pull out from a source, like drawing water from a deep well.

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Tree Fungus

Dryad’s Saddle enters a living tree trunk through a wound in the tree. The fungus is a creamy color with  small brown spots. Large pancake-shaped funnels stack up in beautiful layers. I spotted this one at Duck Creek Park this morning…a small … Continue reading

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Cloudy Sky

Last week, we had many good cloud days. On the prairie, its so easy to notice the sky. One day, facing the front of a simple red barn, I giggled because there were two simple matching puffy clouds on either side … Continue reading

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Prairie Retreat Center

“Prairie Milkweed Afternoon I” by Jacqueline Perry, acrylic on canvas 20″ x 24″ “Prairie Milkweed Morning” by Jacqueline Perry, acrylic on canvas 20″ x 20″ “Prairie Milkweed Afternoon II”  Jacqueline Perry, acrylic on canvas 18″ x 14″ Thank you to Kathleen and Kathy … Continue reading

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Tree of Life

“Tree of Life” by Jacqueline Perry, block ink on paper, 2012 Have you ever walked by a tree and thought to yourself, “Tree of Life”. Maybe it was the shape or the gesture it seemed to make with its branches. … Continue reading

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Anna Feeding a Doe

My grandmother, Anna London, made many paintings in her life. She liked to paint local landscapes or copy scenes from cards or calendars. If she sold a painting at the county fair for more than $75,  she would call it her “bread … Continue reading

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Acts of Creation

© Jacqueline Perry, “Two Trunks” Thanks to the Arbor Day Foundation at http://www.arborday.org/  for connecting children with nature and for sharing a few quotes about trees: “The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.”–John Muir “The earth brought forth … Continue reading

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Tree planted by water

“He will be like a tree planted by water that sends out its roots by the stream and will not fear when the heat comes. But its leaves will be green, and it will not be anxious in a year … Continue reading

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