“I’ve seen it in the lightning, heard it in the thunder,And felt it in the rain;My Lord is near me all the time,My Lord is near me all the time. ” Barbara Gaultney This painting is inspired from one of my visits to the country of Eswatini located in southern Africa.
Over the past few months my studies have led me to think more about nature. As I walk through wooded areas, visit parks, and experience the fragrance of the flowers, I am more and more aware of God through being involved more in nature around me. I have always been aware that God reveals himselfContinue reading ““In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” -Genesis 1”
http://www.lacountanderson.com A couple of years ago my wife and I took a trip with fellow musicians to the country of Cuba. Our assignment was for our choir to sing concerts in Baptist churches within the southern part of the country. Cuba is a beautiful country and the people we met are equally as beautiful inContinue reading “Power”
I love to ride highway 97 from Rocky Mount toward Hobgood, NC. It has always seemed to me, as I crossed the bridge leaving Rocky Mount, that I was going back in time to the decade of the 1960’s The rural landscape hasn’t changed much as the road takes you through scenic farmland. Soon theContinue reading “A Trip Down Highway 97”
Recently my wife, Anna, discovered a photo in some old pictures. I have taken the photo and developed this painting. Turns out the home is the home of William Cannady and his bride Clyde Beatrice Cannady, Anna’s grandparents. The house was located in the 600 block of New Bern Ave. In Raleigh, NC. The bestContinue reading “Grandma’s Raleigh NC Home”
Sometime back I did this sketch of a child praying. At my local church choir rehearsal last evening, we were rehearsing a piece entitled “Prayer of the Children” ( words and music by Kurt Bestor). I was reminded of this work and wanted to share it with you. “Prayer of the Children” is about innocentContinue reading “Prayer of the Children”
The weather is warming and Spring is finally happening. One of our favorite activities is to ride our bikes. I have completed this for my sweet wife…
Inspiration gained from worship at Lakeside Baptist Church, Rocky Mount, NC today.
This is has been a stressful year for Anna and me but also one filled with great joy. We have had quite a roller coaster ride of emotions with the death of a beloved 40 year friend on January 1, to the joy of moving our residence to another town, to finding ourselves in aContinue reading “Peace on Earth, Good Will To Men”
When the air gets cool I enjoy walks in the woods. This is my newest watercolor. The setting is Burnside Island, Ga. (near Savannah). The path leads to the beautiful Wesley Gardens Retreat Center. The painting is for sale as well as prints available. Go to https://www.lacountanderson.com (watercolor gallery).