godisanartist

God is the original artist

October 15, 2020 Uncategorized
Sameland by Dawn Yoshimura

I grew up in Kane’ohe, Hawai’i where the majestic Ko’olau mountains were literally outside my door. I would wake and look at the peaks to decide what kind of weather we would have by looking at the color of the sky and type of clouds in early morning. Even as I learned about geology and how they were formed, the raw beauty of them is undeniable. A journey I have been walking for some time now was to discover myRead More

TLR Total Life Recovery

Turning Stories into Life Changing Lessons The Total Life Recovery Program (TLR) at the only Women’s Community Correctional Center in Hawaii is a faith-based, gender specific program that addresses every area of a woman’s life mentally, emotionally, spiritually and physically. TLR equips participants with the knowledge and tools they need to live successfully everyday with dignity and self worth – bringing hope to incarcerated women who are now committed to changing their hearts, changing their thinking and changing their goals.Read More

Bezalel-Finding our artistic heritage

I’ve written before about searching for my artistic heritage in a cross-generational, cross-cultural personal history and how recently I’ve come to see Bezalel as my artistic ancestor and inspiration. As an artist, there are certain themes and symbols that are recurring and others that evolve along the way, building upon past experiences and knowledge collected along the way. A recurring image for me is the Ko’olau. I love when traffic is slow coming down the Likelike because I can openRead More

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