Robert blogs on art, creativity, politics, CSA, religion and culture. Many overlap into multiple categories, like motivational or random favorites. Robert is a life-long artist, writer, musician & actor, a professional creative his entire adult life. Born in 1959 in Detroit, he has lived in New York, New Orleans and currently in Charleston. His commission portraits and fine art are part of over a thousand collections throughout North America. Read his bio.

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LOVE

LOVE

This Valentines I’d like to take a moment to admire those who take seriously the idea of love, integrating love into our daily lives. Love is a verb. Love is pure potential. Love is the life force that makes all things possible. Love is more action than feeling or...

Our Purpose

Our Purpose

We are here to find a way We can educate people to recognize truth and beauty. But we must also educate people to recognize lies and ugliness. These are not subjective qualities. Truth is truth, or at least it use to be. Beauty that goes below the surface is real....

Choosing Darkness

Choosing Darkness

I finally figured out why I do insanely stupid things like marrying for the wrong reasons, spending too much time in toxic relationships, getting back surgery to prevent more back pain, or even getting myself sexually assaulted when I was 14, at an age which someone...

Dogma Whistle

Dogma Whistle

I get it. Our experience as Christians is so transformative and profound, we want to share it with others. But when we cross the line into forcing others or coercing them into complying with our dogma, the teachings of Jesus as we understand it, we’re doing more harm...

Shading

Shading

People think getting the right brush, or coolest color or the perfect medium is going to make them better painters. Painting is primarily an eye thing. A stick with the right value will make a far more meaningful mark than the finest sable brush or expensive pigment....

The Good Christian

The Good Christian

My Homily delivered at a service at All Souls Waccamaw Unitarian Universalist Church on October 23, 2022 View the FB Live recording (my presentation starts at 15:15) Thanks Carli and Matt. Thanks for having me again Waccamaw! Don’t ya just love it when the grocery...

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