"Goodbye Gord Downie" cartoon art by nakedpastor David Hayward

“Goodbye Gord Downie” Tribute Cartoon Art

A fellow Canadian Gord Downie passed away yesterday. Such a great loss! All night I was thinking about what to draw in tribute to him. This morning when I awakened this is what I saw: Gord standing on a beautiful, peaceful, autumnal, Canadian island, waving goodbye to us. I love…

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"I Always Find My Way" painting by nakedpastor David Hayward

Happy Birthday to Me! FREE SHIPPING!

NO you do not get me shipped to you for free! My art? YES! Want this painting, “I Always Find My Way”? FREE SHIPPING! Go HERE to get it. SO… I’m officially 60 years old today. This one feels like a big one! To celebrate, I’m giving FREE SHIPPING on…

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"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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"Carry this Feeling with Me" painting by nakedpastor David Hayward

How to Make Peace of Mind Last

BUY a PRINT or the ORIGINAL PAINTING with or without words HERE. I remember many years ago in my early attempts at meditation to become one with the all. There were moments. Just moments. I recall so clearly sitting in the woods meditating on a beautiful sunny day. I was…

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50% OFF ALL SOPHIA ART today only!

CLICK HERE TO SHOP I’ve separated my cartoon shop from my fine art shop. So to launch my fine art shop I’m doing a 50% OFF SALE on all my Sophia artwork… originals & prints. But it’s only for TODAY! Use coupon code “SOPHIA50” at checkout. There are a few…

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"Science & Wonders" T-Shirt by nakedpastor David Hayward

“Science & Wonders” Play on Words. Get it?

GET THIS T-SHIRT! So this morning when I told my wife the meaning of the title of this shirt, she admitted she hadn’t realized that it was a play on words. “Science and Wonders” is supposed to conjure up “Signs and Wonders”. hahahaha. Also, I think that it would be…

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"I Just Want to Know" watercolor painting by nakedpastor David Hayward

“I Just Want to Know” original watercolor painting

OWN THIS PAINTING I finished this watercolor yesterday. As you can see, I look up a lot. Especially at night. With moon and stars and clouds and light and darkness. Up through the branches of the trees I respect and love. They remind me that even though things may appear…

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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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