Archive | December, 2010

31 December 2010 ~ 2 Comments

2011…A Clean Slate?

I’ve never been one for making a big deal about the New Year. I mean, really there’s nothing actually that different from December 31st to January 1st, right? The earth is still orbiting the sun at the same rate and we just choose to mark a full revolution that day or something, right? Maybe that’s […]

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29 December 2010 ~ 3 Comments

The Holidays Are Winding Down…

Last year I posted this on the blog a little more than a week before Christmas. It included this reading from my prayer book: Let us thank God a thousand times if in the sadness which invades us it seems to us as if we are rejected by the world.  The depression and suffering, the […]

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20 December 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Album Review – Chris Tomlin/And If Our God Is For Us

So a few months back I received a copy of Tomlin’s new album, And If Our God Is For Us to review here on the blog. I had intended to post it the week before Thanksgiving, just after the album came out, and then life got crazy. So I’m a little late on this one, […]

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11 December 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Art For AIDS – Pat Dellen

One more artist to share with you before this evening. A few weeks ago, on World AIDS Day, Rachel and Dan and I went downtown for a candlelight vigil followed by a reception at Santa Cruz AIDS Project. We got to meet a lot of really great people, including Darryl who is the event coordinator […]

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11 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Art for AIDS – Paul De Worken

Another friend of Christal also jumped in to be a part of Art For AIDS. Paul De Worken works with her and he is a great local artist who does mural work. You can see some of what he does at his website, Monterey Bay Murals. Christal tells me he did the mural at their […]

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10 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Art For AIDS – Jon Talbert

I met Jon Talbert a couple years ago when he shared about Beautiful Day at an event in Santa Cruz. Jon oversees Beautiful Day in San Jose which I believe has raised more money than any other organization in the history of the AIDS walk in San Jose if I remember correctly. Jon has a […]

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09 December 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Art For AIDS – Michelle Nicely

Another friend of ours that is donating a piece of art for the event is Michelle Nicely. She has become a good friend of ours after Rachel and her got to know each other at Creative Play. Michelle used to work in the entertainment industry down in the Los Angeles area before coming up  to […]

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08 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Art for AIDS – Lukas Wenger

As part of Art for AIDS this coming Saturday night we asked some of our friends who are artists to display some stuff and sell it with a portion of the proceeds going to Santa Cruz AIDS Project. There will be a couple pieces up and all of them will be for sale via silent […]

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07 December 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Art For AIDS – Wild Rovers

Only 4 days till Art For AIDS! If you haven’t gotten a ticket yet, grab it now. More info at Thought I’d throw up a series of posts about some of the talent contributing to Art For AIDS this weekend. A good friend of mine who is part of Missio Dei Community is Dan […]

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02 December 2010 ~ 7 Comments

Dancin Machine

Rachel and I have been home without the kids for 4 days now.  And we have a week and a half left. I’d be lying if I said I’m not enjoying the freedom at times. Last night we went to the AIDS vigil together, and just decided to grab dinner after.  Then we could grab […]

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