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"Fine Artist, JoAnn Peralta @Autry Museum, Masters of the American West 2016, and her SOLD-OUT show.

"Fine Artist, JoAnn Peralta @Autry Museum, Masters of the American West 2016, and her SOLD-OUT show.

JoAnn Peralta

JoAnn Peralta & husband, Morgan Weistling in front of his banner, Autry 2015

JoAnn Peralta

2015 Artist's Night; JoAnn Peralta, Autry Masters artist with future Autry artist

JoAnn Peralta

Daddy painted me with my dog and I love it! (Mommy and daughter admiring dad's Prix de West 2014 painting). Congratulations, husband to another SOLD OUT show!!!.

JoAnn Peralta

Aunt Darlene, our sister in law, visits Autry with us

JoAnn Peralta

Dad won a couple of awards we were all
quite proud of, Autry 2013

JoAnn Peralta

Howard & Marlies Terpning enjoy a moment with Morgan and JoAnn at 2013 Autry Master’s Show 

JoAnn Peralta

Waiting for my husband, Morgan, to speak; our daughter, me, Howard, & John Geraghty.

JoAnn Peralta

Emily, Alexa & Brittany enjoying Autry
along with proud parents of Brittany

JoAnn Peralta

Jackie Autry, sweet lady gives our
girl encouragement and support

JoAnn Peralta

Presented to me by the 2013 Autry Master's Committee, Thank you! www.federicosjewelry.com

Married couple, artists JoAnn Peralta & Morgan Weistling @Autry Masters Show 2016

Married couple, artists JoAnn Peralta & Morgan Weistling @Autry Masters Show 2016

 

JoAnn Peralta

One of J.Peralta's inspirations/models
for "Storytime"

JoAnn Peralta

Daughters admiring, John Coleman's amazing sculpture.  We're all fans of his. Prix de West 2014

JoAnn Peralta

J.Peralta poses with original painting, "Manolito Montoya". Prints are offered through Greenwich Workshop.


JoAnn Peralta

My youngest daughter joins us, Autry 2013

JoAnn Peralta

Our daughter’s miniature painting
sits atop her dad’s

JoAnn Peralta

Collectors, Steve & Wendie, who won the draw for “Grandma’s Recipe”

JoAnn Peralta

Art collectors, Laura & Dwight purchased “Alexa” our daughter’s oil painting

JoAnn Peralta

JoAnn Peralta & Morgan Weistling’s daughter
sold out her first show, 2013

JoAnn Peralta

J. Peralta’s sold out show thanks to
collectors of fine art, thank you!!

JoAnn Peralta

Didn’t know we were being photographed
at Autry ceremony, nice moment!

JoAnn Peralta

Husband, Morgan Weistling
& daughters at Autry 2011

JoAnn Peralta

JoAnn & Mom 2011

JoAnn Peralta

Juliana, visiting my painting of
herself at Autry Master's Show 2011

JoAnn Peralta

J. Peralta painting, "Sunlit Dreams" 2011 (the next day I had her change one of her hand positions) It was a cold, Fall day.

JoAnn Peralta

J. Peralta invited to be part of Autry 2010, "What an honor."

JoAnn Peralta

2010, We painted at Jane Seymour's studio (we painted Jane's daughter, terrific model).

JoAnn Peralta

Visit with close friends, 
the Situ’s 2010

JoAnn Peralta

Party at great friends' & collectors' home, the Strotkamp's (not shown) Sept 2010

JoAnn Peralta

Brittany's been plein air painting with us since she was a little girl. This is her first Master's Plein air paint out!

JoAnn Peralta

Special friends & collectors, Wendie & Steve in front of my husband's painting (their grand daughter is in it!)

JoAnn Peralta

J. Peralta at Autry Master’s
Plein Air Paintout 2009

JoAnn Peralta

J. Peralta & friends since Jr. High

JoAnn Peralta

What a catch, my guy, Morgan

JoAnn Peralta

Me with childhood
friend, R. Cruz

JoAnn Peralta

Scott Usher on left, President of Greenwich Workshop with JoAnn Peralta and husband, Morgan.

 

 

 

 

 

Final Thoughts: 
To those whom allude, "There is No Truth" -   you've already self-imploded because by the mere fact you state this, you've invented a "truth".

It's like those whom state, "I hate myself".....However, If you hated yourself then you would be happy when bad things happen to you and no one is happy about that!  

We all let emotions/feelings dictate our truth as we see it in our humanity, and are as a boat tossed to and fro with every wind of belief, not sure of what indeed is truly fact, if we're truly honest with ourselves. For those "truths" we hold dear, are they truths that we perceived in ourselves? What dictated those thoughts that became doctrine to us? Was it not our humanity with all it's shortcomings and erroneous judgments/perceptions of life? Your spouse/significant other knows you're not perfect, so realize this yourself if you haven't come to grips with it , and acknowledge YOU in and of yourself may not have YOUR truth correct :)  Humble yourselves….Pilate asked Jesus, "What is truth?"  Truth can only be defined by an entity greater than ourselves for we are but mere humans, for we are all faulted and are therefore incapable of defining "truth". Therefore we must seek a source outside of our human inconsistencies, if there is indeed one out there.  Jesus boldly stated, "I AM the way, the TRUTH, and the life"…. No one has ever made that statement of being THE TRUTH. Many have said they possess truths, but no one claimed to be the embodiment of TRUTH, except Jesus…. 

He had to be either insane, a liar, or what He claimed to be,  "THE TRUTH". 
You decide, but remember, His followers all went to their death for saying what He said was true. IF He was insane would all of them have gone to their deaths as a martyr for a madman's beliefs? If He was a liar, wouldn't they have known him to be that, since they lived with him?  It would've been exposed to them eventually. The ultimate lie being that He foretold his disciples He would rise from the dead. If He didn't prove this to them,  wouldn't He be a liar in their eyes? Yet they each died a martyrs death because they wouldn't denounce their faith in Jesus; this Jesus, whom said, He was indeed THE Way, THE Truth, and THE Life, and they put faith in Him.  The followers were shown He rose because Jesus presented Himself to them and they believed. Their deaths came after they witnessed Him as a risen, Savior. "I believe in Christianity, as I believe that the sun has risen; not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else" -- C.S. Lewis​