Justin Harvey

The path less traveled

The life and teachings of Yeshua Hamashiach (Jesus the Messiah) have held my attention since I first encountered them. My secular childhood saved me from experiencing religious indoctrination and developing dogmatic beliefs, but it also left me yearning for something more substantial than the spiritual and mindfulness practices that had I developed on my own…. READ MORE

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Oct
12

Nashville Tornado

The sirens began droning just as I was falling asleep. I opened my eyes to a spectacular light show bleeding through the bedroom windows. My family and I took shelter in the center of our home and we heard the fabled train sound and our house rumbled. I knew it was passing close by, if… READ MORE

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Mar
3

I Am Not A Christian

B.C. and A.D. I grew up secular and had only a few memorable interactions with Christians throughout my childhood. In my mid-teens I stumbled into the teachings of a guy named Yeshua Hamashiach (frequently called Jesus, the Christ). I found his ideas to be challenging and compelling, and so I began practicing them in my… READ MORE

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Feb
10

A Stranger’s Eyes

At the abrasiveMedia gallery, during the November Arts & Music at Wedgewood/Houston, I set up a photo booth for attendees… the caveat was that they had to take 3 picture with a stranger… and they had to stare into each other’s eyes for 30 seconds while that happened. Most attendees found the idea too uncomfortable… READ MORE

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Nov
11

All The Rage

At abrasiveMedia’s “Art In Progress” show, during the Wedgewood/Houston Art Crawl, I invited attendees to participate in a photo series called “All The Rage”, in which otherwise calm and rational people were captured in a moment of violent outburst. Of course, the “rage” was all faked (to varying degrees of realism), but there were a few primal screams which… READ MORE

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Mar
24