Rocket Park, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama: Developed (circa 1960) to honor the spirit of cooperation between the United States Army and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
“When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained; What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him?”
—Psalm 8:3, 4 KJV
“Now the God of patience and consolation grant you to be likeminded one toward another according to Christ Jesus:”
—Romans 15:5 KJV
“Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.”
—Isaiah 1:18 KJV
Inspiration for art posted 8.24-25.2014.
After a snowstorm blanketed my north Alabama community with five inches of snow, I donned my boots; grabbed my camera. I savored the clear sky and children’s chatter, as the wind shook snow whispers from the crepe myrtles that line our streets.
Let me know in the comments section which art version(s) you like.
This week provides a short interlude to the Promised Land cartoon saga. I’ll be posting two art pieces each inspired by two photographs. Which art version(s) do you like? Let me know in the comments section!
In the following weeks, the book of Ruth provides inspiration for Promised Land: Orchard Valley. Between baking pies and training horses, Susanna falls in love, tracks horse thieves, and … well, I can’t allow a spoiler before you’ve seen the next post!
“For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.
Instead of the thorn shall come up the fir tree, and instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle tree: and it shall be to the Lord for a name, for an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off.”
—Isaiah 55:12, 13 KJV