An Amateur Photographer Finds Balance In a Crying Rose


How do we find balance in our hectic lives? One of the easiest ways I have found is to engage in something that is creative and relaxing. Some people I know find balance in cooking or in gardening. For me, it must also be something I find beauty in. So, what do I do when I am stressed or unbalanced? I grab my little Canon camera in it’s little camera bag that I got at Walmart, and I find flowers (especially roses) to take pictures of.

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Let’s Talk About Rainstorms…

Right now, I have the windows open and I keep staring out the window, just listening to the rainfall outside. Now my part lab-part pit bull, on the other hand, is not enjoying the storm nor is she feeling peaceful and keeps hiding in her kennel with her ‘safety blanket,’ because rain (and water) scares her. It has to be her pit bull side, the big baby. She figured out that it was safer with me and sat under my feet for the full hour that it was raining. This is the rainy season where I live at, so we have storms 2-3 times a week. Let’s look at some of the things we see from the Bible about rainstorms…

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