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California Fires: Finding Beauty in the Animal Evacuations

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

Something Unexpected There were two weeks in October that didn’t go as I expected. On Monday, October 9th, my wife was following the developing Northern California fires online when she saw that they were woefully shorthanded at the large animal evacuation site near us. We decided to spend a few hours the next morning volunteering. …

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My Testimony…Hope Story…Why I believe.

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

If you have spent any time in the evangelical church you have heard people talk about sharing their testimony. If you don’t know what that means, a person’s testimony is basically their story of why they believe in God and what that has meant to their life. Some people have very dramatic stories about how …

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An Inauguration Prayer

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

Dear Lord, patient and forgiving Father, all-knowing God who sees our hearts even as we can’t, I pray for our country even as the inauguration of our 45th president, Donald Trump, is taking place. I pray that we would be a country of peace that seeks equality and justice for all without our borders. I pray …

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A Time for Faith on View

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

When I first started writing here at Faith on View, I wrote on the About page that one of my core values was transparency. I didn’t realize at the time that whether or not we should be transparent was actually a somewhat controversial idea. There are certainly dangers that transparency brings. You open yourself up …

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Summing up 2016… the obligatory top 10 list.

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

2016 has been a tough year for a lot of people. Whether it is politics or the numerous celebrity deaths, it has been a hard year for a lot of people. But, lets set that aside for a while and look at what has happened here on Faith on View. There were 61 posts this year …

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Mormon Christs: Introduction (Part 1)

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

A couple of years back, I wrote a six-part series entitled Five Evangelical Christs. My academic research is on the relationship between religion and contemporary art; so of course, images of Christ is a natural part of that. I’ve become interested in how Jesus is represented in different faith traditions. I naturally started with my …

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A Priestly Funeral

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

It has been a hard week. I received some bad news about my PhD program on Monday and then a few minutes after reading that e-mail I got an e-mail that my PhD Advisor had passed away. To be honest, the news of the day sparked an anxiety attack which ended up sending me to …

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What’s So Hard About Being An Adult With Autism?

Pamela Reynoso

Pamela Reynoso is a big city loving fine art photographer who enjoys various genres of photography, especially macro work. She lives in San Francisco's North Bay with her high school sweetheart and husband, Rondall, and their five children. She can usually be bribed with homemade peanut butter cookies .

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There’s a phrase I frequently repeat that goes like this: “There is no such thing as an Autistic adult.” I adopted this phrase after reading the hyperlinked blog post and often repeat it when I’m frustrated. In truth, I often find myself frustrated. Any who follow this blog will know that my husband is the primary …

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Would Jesus Unfriend Them on Facebook?

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

Would Jesus unfriend them on Facebook? What a silly fruitless question… maybe. Recently, I was challenged on the issue of love. I think this is something that is actually good for us all to go through. It is so easy to get complacent and just assume we are being loving. In the course of the …

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The Development of an Artistic Voice, Part 3… The Hatching Series

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

If you have not read Part 1 or Part 2 of this series you may want to do so prior to reading this installment. I’ve let this series lag for far to long but I am finally getting back to it. As a reminder the idea of this series is to trace the development of my artistic …

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