Monthly Archives: August 2014

Beautiful Art

Visiting a local art gallery, we admire the beautiful painting of great artists. Some are landscapes, and others are abstracts. Our attention is drawn to the portraits. We admire each one’s beauty, and detail. Each face is different, and each … Continue reading

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Snooze Button

It’s early morning, and the pillow is still as soft as it was a when we went to bed just hours ago. The sheets still wrap around us, providing a sense of security and comfort. We have already decided to … Continue reading

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Fully Engaged

The old man sits on the park bench watching the children, in the distance, play on the swings and slides. Laughing and having fun, they seem not to carry an ounce of worry. His mind goes back many decades to … Continue reading

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Rut of Complacency

Repeating the same task over and over, the identical way, we become proficient. It’s almost to the point that we can do it in our sleep. It’s like a rut in the road, the wheels will follow the same path, … Continue reading

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Expectations

It’s safe to say that each day we have these in some form or another. Some of these are normal and harmless, while others will have a long-term effect, if we let them. Some are secret, and others are well … Continue reading

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Coloring

The little five-year-old girl colors in her coloring book. With the crayons, she colors outside the outline of the image on the paper. Uneven in color consistency, the picture lacks uniformity and finesse. The choice of colors is a bit … Continue reading

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Muddy Boots

The rain has finally stopped, and the yard is saturated. Water is replaced with mud. The kids play anyway. With rain boots on, they jump, and splash from one puddle to the next, covering themselves with water and mud. There’s … Continue reading

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Beauty

The beauty of the day is found as the sun begins to make its appearance each morning. The soft pastels of color begin to fill the sky. This is beautiful. The beauty of the day is found in the morning’s … Continue reading

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Mentors

The watchmaker is meticulous about his work. Wearing special magnifying glasses, he places each piece perfectly in place. He knows what the purpose of each intricate wheel, and spring. He is a master craftsman. These skills did not happen overnight. … Continue reading

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Rocks

We wake up to a beautiful day, and we’re ready to continue our journey today. We’re happy and grateful for this new day, and for all the great possibilities it brings with it. However, our progress seems to be slow … Continue reading

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