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Happening Upon the "Comanche Buffalo Prophet"

August 13, 2004

"and because their native beliefs run deep, most have a reverence for spiritual things. They have a particular way of thinking about self and earth as the same that points to their long-standing acceptance of theism." 

"I would not trade my days at OBU for anything. I thought I knew a lot back then, but I didn't know much. I don't know much now. However, I have learned that faith is about not knowing but nonetheless choosing. And I chose Jesus. I wouldn't say that any of this is ‘glorifying' God," Wes says as he surveys the paintings, "but the outgrowth of my enjoyment and impacting the people I meet  both artists and patrons  has made this work rewarding."

Wes and his wife have three dogs and a home that reflects the brilliance of Native American art throughout its rooms.