"lent 6, 2015: struggle" mixed media collage (tissue paper, wall paper glue, acrylic paint, found object on stretched canvas) march, 2015 gregory a. milinovich for the sixth week in lent at our church we talked about struggle. we used the palm sunday story as our text, and compared it to mark 15. in mark 11, as Jesus enters jerusalem, the crowd shouts praises with their arms raised upward in joy. just a few days later, the crowd shouts condemnation with fingers pointed in hatred and fear. life is full of valleys. in fact, this whole series has been meant to reflect the struggle that is a very real and present part of every day - every step - of the journey. that is why i have used the tissue paper as a backing for the paint in each collage. the tissue paper wrinkles and tears so wonderfully that it very aptly (at least for me) represents the brokenness and messiness of life. there is struggle everywhere. everyday. in every chapter, season, and moment of
a collection of words about God and life and art and baseball and football and hope and my family and my ministry and music and the immense joy in each moment of all of it. it's a record of being human. welcome.