Wake Up

We had a wonderful time at Yellowstone National Park this summer, but it was not the same as my childhood memories.  As a child, I was oblivious to all the packing and planning.  I had no concern for finding a campsite, and food somehow just appeared when it was mealtime.  And I...
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Tomorrow’s happiness

How many times do we go through the day with a rotten attitude and think, tomorrow will be better. What if tomorrow presents the same circumstances as today? Our life would be constant misery because we are living by the unknown “happiness” of tomorrow, rather than...
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Make Knowledge Acceptable

It was early in the morning at the Yellowstone campground.  My family was still in the tent as I enjoyed seeing the sun rise over the mountain lake.  The campsite next to ours began to stir.  I had met the father and son the night before.  This was their sixth annual fishing trip...
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Accessing the Kingdom

It was a restful night of sleep at the hotel, and now it was time to throw the kids into the pool.  I had specifically chosen this hotel, because it had two water slides.  Imagine my surprise when I read the sign, “Wristbands must be purchased to ride the water slides.  $3 each...
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Reservations

We had enjoyed a summer vacation in Montana.  We were on our last leg of the journey when we arrived in Billings late at night.  We would normally have made hotel reservations, but I had been uncertain how far our travels would take us that day.  As I pulled into a hotel parking...
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