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" An Angel's Wing " (Wordsworth, "My Heart Leaps Up") Limited Ed. Prints Now here!!

"An Angel's Wing for My daughter" A long time ago when I was in the Navy in port at San Francisco bay My friend Joel nelson took me the the visitors center at the Oakland Temple. Their we watched a film called, "Man's Search for Happiness". In Part of  the film  wordswrth's Poem was quoted. I have never forgot the film or the poem. This profound beautiful poem like the film suggest some important answers to questions we all have sometime in our life, including what real lasting happiness is? ...Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting: The Soul that rises with us, our life's Star,   Hath had elsewhere its setting,  And cometh from afar:   Not...

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Legend of the First man and woman; Tehim (strawberry) heart fruit!

 STRAWBERRIES FIND THEIR WAY INTO MY MOST RECENT PAINTING TO BE COMPETED; May 2023! Since the inception of the painting ; "HOPE OF THE WORLD II - 85 CHIEFS A REMNANT OF THE HOUSE OF ISRAEL", I felt somehow the wives the these chiefs should be included in the painting even though at the time I new  work had not been completed for them. The answer came to me one night when Pamela and I had Manti and his good wife over for dinner. At the end of the meal Manti shared with us the story: "How the strawberry came to the Cherokee people"  In the beginning of the world, ga lv la di e hi — Father to us...

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Why I create paintings of Latterday Temples of ,"The Church of Jesus Christ of latter Day Saints"

  Isaiah Chapter 2:1-3 Isaiah sees the latter-day temple, gathering of Israel, and millennial judgment and peace—The proud and wicked will be brought low at the Second Coming— The word that Isaiah the son of Amos saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem. And it shall come to pass in the  last days, that the mountain of the Lord’s  house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow unto it.  And many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us group to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk...

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