The Duet…


... Hand drawn animation by the incredibly talented Disney artist, Glen Keane.Sometimes it's nice to share beautiful things for no other reason than they make you happy. … [Read more...]

Granny’s and Southern Gospel, Two of My Favorite Things…


... When I think of my Granny, eternal rest grant her, I remember a woman who rarely spoke, laughed a lot, and was always humming.She taught me the necessity of slowing down long enough to let the sun warm your skin. She also showed me life was full of simple pleasures to be enjoyed right now. This very moment.Things like the cold sweetness of a glass of tea, the scent of honeysuckle blowing in on a warm breeze, the rustle and wave of wild grass, and the haunting stir of good Southern … [Read more...]

13 Year Old Falconer Hunts With Golden Eagle…


... I love birds. I always have. They're funny little creatures that God gifted with flight. I imagine they're one of His favorite creations. To me they represent total detachment from the world. Birds possess a freedom we'll never attain until death -- a complete dependency on God to care for their needs.Matthew 6:26 "Look at the birds in the sky; they do not sow or reap, they gather nothing into barns, yet your heavenly Father feeds them."That and they can fly. Flying's pretty cool. … [Read more...]

Worry, Worms, and Religion…


... There is nothing I won't worry about.I worry about finances, the future, and my family.At the end of every needless worry is the reminder that it's all utterly pointless and completely unnecessary. There is nothing I've ever fretted about that hasn't eventually been resolved. No matter how bleak things look or how out of my control the situation may become, my anxiety has never improved the matter.Never, ever, not even once.When I was a little girl, my grandfather and … [Read more...]