Easter: from death to life

The little bonsai tree had withered in the sun. The harsh summer heat had drained the vibrancy out of its green leaves. Its delicate white flowers had been replaced by insects that sought to devour any last scraps of life. Now it was simply shrivelled-up, dry, and dying. No strength from within would be able…

The $800,000 Painting

I was out for a walk. Same route as usual, only this time something had changed. The gate was open. I couldn’t recall it having ever been open before, and that is the kind of thing you notice about the biggest estate on the block. The massive 10 foot fence immediately followed by thick hedging…

When Time Stood Still

So we waited. Under the tree by the soccer field. We were on time, well, we were there when we were told it would start. But nothing was happening. A few boys came and kicked a ball around, but it was the local team game we were invited to watch. So we waited.

The Bonsai Tree

I bought a bonsai! I was so excited to bring it home. I have given it a special place out on the balcony and I’m looking forward to watching it grow as it becomes a beautiful miniature tree. It is now apart of my everyday life as I care for and watch over it day…

For King and Country!

For King and Country! A catch-cry from a time when kings fought on the battlefield side-by-side with their soldiers. Soldiers who were loyal to a cause that was so much bigger than just themselves. Soldiers who would lay down their life for their King and their country. Although they fought as one person, they would…