Still Fresh and Amazing

Many museums pretty much always stay the same. One visit is all that is necessary unless you are really into the subject to which the museum is dedicated. That is never the case with MIA, aka, the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Yes, it is filled many favorite pieces that are “can’t miss” whenever I go…

Annual Rite of Spring – Art in Bloom

“Rite – a religious or other solemn ceremony or act.” (Dictionary.com) Art in Bloom is a four-day festival of floral arrangements and fine art at the Minneapolis Institute of Art that features 165 floral designs that interpret works of art from the MIA’s collection. My selected samples below show why Art in Bloom has become…

More Precious Than Gold – Part One

Gold is mentioned in the Bible more than any other metal. It is mentioned in Genesis 2 in the description of the location of the Garden of Eden. Gold was offered to Jesus as one of the gifts of the Wise Men. Gold led the people of Israel into idolatry on more than one occasion.…

Earth Day – The Biblical Version

In honor of Earth Day, April 22, I’ve compiled a list of Biblical passages about the earth. The earth is mentioned 20 times in Genesis 1, the first chapter of the Bible. Genesis 1:1-2 “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over…