A Travel Adventure through the Exotic Land of China

“Where’s my avatar?” Have you ever wanted to explore exotic lands? My daughter and her boyfriend’s journey through China has taken them to some pretty amazing places, like the mountains where the movie “Avatar” was filmed in Zhangjiajie, China. Elya and Chad longed for an adventure so they set out for a month-long trek through …

New Painting: Caged Bird, Sing Me a Song

This post will show you the progression of an acrylic painting of the world. I've included the first and last photo and a bit of the poem, but Elya Filler's post includes a whole lot in between. Visit the post to see the entire process and poem. New Painting: Caged Bird, Sing Me a Song. …

A Life of Adventure vs A Life of Stability

My daughter's honest mental wrestling with living a life full of adventure versus one cradled with stability hones in something that many of us struggle with. Whether we are drawn to travel or the excitement of a new hobby, her post propels the reader towards his or her quest: “For my part, I travel not to go …

Destiny’s Path

Have you ever noticed that just when you think you’ve figured out your life path, another adventure unfolds? When this happens, preconceived ideas of what is important begin to morph into new possibilities. This is the essence of adventure. This is the mystery of faith. Inscription on the Church: "MEMORIAL CHURCH ERECTED BY JANE LATHROP …

Save the World One Painting at a Time

This post features my daughter's idea for merging her passion for painting with her desire to change the world: What is your passion? What is your dream? When I was a little girl, I wanted to save the world. I didn’t know what that even meant at the time, but somehow I knew that it …

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