Daily Prompt Challenge ~ Travels

a short trip through my son’s eyes I recently went on a 4 hour trip with my 14 year old son. I gave him the camera and said “Have at it!” He obliged. We ended up with lots of pictures of cool trucks, clouds, trees, and rivers. He even took a few of me at the steering wheel. His favorite was the lizard truck. Mine too. But I love the way the horizon shows up in the on the frontRead more

Daily Prompt Challenge – Stillness

She is usually talking, laughing, or directing her brothers. But for now, she is still, quiet, at peace…taking it all in. The wind, waves,and beauty of the ocean can have that effect on even this lively and dramatic girl. Beautiful how the ocean makes you want to take it all in…winds and waves activate the senses, and calm the world within at the same time. Love that. http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/09/24/daily-prompt-stillness/Read more

Daily Prompt Challenge – We Can Be Taught

He was born with a natural curiosity. From the time he was a little boy, he was exploring, finding, observing, discovering, creating, and learning about his world. His curiosity propelled him to learn things by observing and interacting with his environment and he conquered woods and streams, oceans and backyards. Of course he liked to get all the toys and sports equipment that little boys like. But he’d request things like a chemistry set, a telescope or a microscope whenRead more

Is God Good All the Time? (Confessions of a former widow)

Originally posted on Dancing On My Ashes:
by Heather Spring {Gilion} (Blog post originally appeared on JCaro.com.) Artwork by the talented Logan Pyle. I cried through most of my twenties. Who am I kidding? I’m still crying in my thirties, but for very different reasons. Thirteen years ago, dreams were coming true. I had my college diploma in hand, the handsomest fellow by my side, and a wedding ring on my finger! “God is good!” said the preacher. “All the…