Childhood Innocence

In my unbiased opinion, I grew up in the most beautiful place in the world: Boulder, Colorado. Yes, I am clearly unbiased. Every day I felt an unblemished connection with nature. On weekends my mother would let me go outside in the morning under two conditions: tell me where you are going, and be back before … More Childhood Innocence

Let’s Make CR8 GR8

As the trip inches closer my enthusiasm grows stronger.  I am truly excited to see how God uses this trip to impact me as well as everyone else on CR8.  While my mind is flooded with anticipation of this amazing experience, I have included below a few specific insights which will enable me to grow … More Let’s Make CR8 GR8

A Second Chance

Saturday, March 5th, 12:30 am, a car clipped the back of a silver jeep that was exiting onto Tecumseh in Norman, Oklahoma, causing the jeep to spin into the ramp of an overpass. Upon going under the bridge, the jeep hit the slope of the bridge and began to flip. After rolling 4 times, the jeep came … More A Second Chance

T- 2 months

Epilogue: Due to lack of blog knowledge on my own part, my blog name is lukebeasleycom. This name is very easy to change, but I will be keeping it to remember my humble, blog beginnings. CR8 is rapidly approaching. Life has never moved so fast for me. While I am clearly ecstatic to get to … More T- 2 months

If Art Had a Home It Would Be Florence, Italy

Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Donatello. To some, these names mean little more than the characters in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; however, this couldn’t be farther from the truth for me. These were the enigmatic magicians of my childhood. These artists have galvanized me ever since I took my first studio lesson and, their inhuman … More If Art Had a Home It Would Be Florence, Italy