"For the Beauty of the Earth" painting by nakedpastor David Hayward

Embracing Doubt is like Embracing Night

YOU CAN OWN THIS ORIGINAL PAINTING I was taught that doubt was to be greatly feared. Doubt was a sure sign that you were backsliding. Doubt was an effective tool of the devil. So doubt was to be avoided at all costs. If it crept up on you it was…

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When I and the Universe Feel Most One

OWN THIS PAINTING (I wrote this as one of my weekly letters to my online community, The Lasting Supper, earlier this year. I hope it means something to you.) Early this morning I arose. The air was so cold outside that everything was silent. Including the radiant moon and its…

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"Until Our Paths Again Cross" painting by nakedpastor David Hayward

“Until Our Paths Again Cross” watercolor painting

OWN THIS PAINTING I’ve decided to include my paintings and their contemplations on my blog now too. My new tagline is “Art Beyond Belief”… so that includes more than just my cartoons. I have the edgy, rebellious, humorous side to me. This inspires my cartoons. But I also have a…

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"Edge of Field and Forest" painting by nakedpastor David Hayward

The Edge of the Field is the Edge of the Forest

BUY THIS PAINTING I often find myself in the margins. Somewhere between clarity and darkness. Somewhere between the wide open and the narrow paths. Somewhere between the field and the forest. What I’m talking about is my spiritual life. I’ve never really felt like I belonged anywhere. To some I’m…

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"Alone But Not Lonely" painting by nakedpastor David Hayward

the importance of being creative during deconstruction

This painting is available in my gallery. CLICK HERE TO VIEW IT. This is a watercolor painting I worked on over the weekend. I call it “Alone But Not Lonely”. (This post was originally written for the members of The Lasting Supper. I invite you to join us for more stuff…

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