Hackmodford wrote:Bad art... is bad art and does not glorify God.
I don't know about Paeter or Hack, but my refrigerator is covered in papers with drawings in crayon, pencil, and marker. I have a desk drawer *full* of neatly files stories written earnestly in marker and colored pencil. My hard drive has an entire section of audio files (recorded either covertly or blatantly) of my children playing or singing.
This art is not high quality. I would not consider it eligible for publication. I don't think it deserves archiving or display for its artistic expression or value. Much of it is, in fact, utterly nonsensical or incoherent. When compared to the art that I create or enjoy, it falls incomparably short in every way.
I am nonetheless extremely proud of it. It glorifies me in my role as father. I torture my friends and family by subjecting them to it. I praise my children for creating it. I encourage them to create more.
How good is our
Do your paintings match a sunset is scope, scale, breadth, and vision?
Is your music as spontaneous and emotional as the combination of birds, brooks, and wind?
Does my writing encompass the intricacy and complexity of quantum physics and an independent living social dynamic?
All of creation is God's artistic expression.
Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker Suite", Michelangelo's "David", and Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" are pinned by God's fridge by a magnet made of starstuff.
"The rational mind is dangerous; the Christian mind is devastating."
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