Stillness

Enjoy the natural lulls of life, they provide the best moments for growth.
Enjoy the natural lulls of life, they provide the best moments for growth.

As a younger person,  I often got impatient with what life was bringing. Hurry up! Let’s get to the next stage already.

Being impatient is one of the shortfalls of youth.  There are patterns in life and each has its purpose, as a young person I didn’t comprehend this problem. Life presents us

Quiet moments at dawn or dusk can provide more answers than many other experiences.
Quiet moments at dawn or dusk can provide more answers than many other experiences.

with many challenging circumstances, thrills, accomplishments, and disappointments.  With all the excitement it is important to find moments of mindful introspection, a relaxing lull in life.

What is in the Box?

by Jonathan Hilton

The old box in the attic
The old box in the attic

It had been years since I had ventured into that attic   As I climbed the rickety pull down ladder my face was greeted with a musty, dusty smell and the cold air that stabbed my cheeks reminding me of the winter weather outside.  As my body became fully engulfed by the cold I tried to make it a quick visit. I was looking for my copy of To Kill a Mockingbird,  when something caught my eye.