LIFE IS SHORT

LIFE IS SHORT

One morning, while on my morning prayer walk, I found the remains of a large moth. When I saw how cool it looked in its decomposed state, I inwardly wished that I could see what one looked like while it was still alive. Less than 12 hours later, my wish was granted...
UNDER HIS WINGS

UNDER HIS WINGS

Last summer, I pulled into the parking lot where I take my morning walk and saw a rather large killdeer resting on the ground. When I saw it, I said to myself, “Now that is one fat killdeer!” When I got a little closer to the bird, it stood up and it wasn’t nearly as...
Go Higher!

Go Higher!

A friend of mine, who does contract labor, was telling me about a job his company was about to do. This particular job is a little bit dangerous, considering all the work will be done 40 feet up in the air. He said, “None of the younger guys wanted to do it, so I got...
A “Heavenly” Aroma

A “Heavenly” Aroma

My wife called out to me while I was sitting in the backyard this morning, “I’m about to cook some breakfast. Do you want some?” “No thanks,” I replied. I continued sitting there in my Adirondack chair, enjoying the sights and sounds of the morning for a few more...
I DON’T FIT IN

I DON’T FIT IN

Sometimes, I have this strange feeling that comes over me from out of nowhere. I can’t fully explain it other than to say it just feels like I “don’t fit in” … like I can’t find my place. I can enter a room full of people who have similar interests and backgrounds,...
Time for Reflection

Time for Reflection

Upon seeing one of my recent reflection shots, a friend commented, “How do you get the water to be so so still in your reflections?” That’s the whole key to a good reflection photograph … you have to wait until the wind dies down. If there’s any wind, it causes...