Several years ago we were involved in travel to southern Africa. This is a painting from one of those visits. Early morning was so peaceful and I was stunned as the morning sun slipped up and behind the hill near our residence. To purchase a copy: http://www.lacountanderson.com (mixed media gallary).
Last month my wife and I had the opportunity to visit the country of Cuba with colleagues from the NC Baptist Singers and Orchestra. We enjoyed our time with the lovely people who made us feel as if we were “rock stars.” A beautiful country of mountains and sea; nothing like I anticipated. Thanks toContinue reading “My Sketchbook – Cuba visit”
Yesterday was a beautiful day and we found ourselves in one of our favorite cities, Raleigh, NC. It is home to us in that we, for the past 13 years, have lived just north about 90 miles from the Capital City. We were introduced to a quaint little shop located near the downtown area ofContinue reading “Flourishing”
“Give Me Jesus” is a negro Spiritual that I have been thinking about lately. We had participated in a lecture series a few weeks ago at our church, and the speaker used the Spiritual as a part of his presentation to us. We are now challenged by our pastor to think about the Spiritual withContinue reading “Give Me Jesus”
Today I am thinking about our friends in Swaziland; a small country in southern Africa. For eight visits of the last twenty years, I traveled to this small country to help with poverty relief and other tasks. During my time in Swaziland I encountered beautiful people who love me and love their lives in thisContinue reading “Africa Memories”
Life was hard in rural Pitt County, NC when Richard grew up in the 1960’s. His mother and father were share croppers on a farm just outside Greenville near the road that was called Red Banks. Before and after school each day Richard had no choice but to help his family of 10 brothersContinue reading “Growing Food; Giving Life”
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