The Arts remind me there is still sanity and beauty in an insane and
ugly age. Despite living in the darkness of a culture of death -- where children are sacrificed by abortion on the diabolical altar of sexual licence, and defeated sick and disabled people are eliminated by euthanasia -- the Arts speak to me of beauty and express the hope in life of humanity. The Arts have been a constant consoling friend to me throughout more than thirty terrifying years of degeneration from serious neurological disease (multiple sclerosis). Christ often speaks to me through literature, visual arts and music (that still small voice).
The Arts have great potential to speak of beauty and the human experience.
I believe that the human desire and need to create has something to
|Dr. Francis Schaeffer|
|Pope John Paul II|
Every human life is created in the image of God and can become an artful masterpiece if only given the chance. When the Arts rise to their pinnacle of possibility, they bear eloquent witness to this immortal reality.