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Homesick!

We’re continuing our summer camp features.  Seth and Terry, two of the campers in this story, are now grown men. Seth is getting ready to hike and bike across Europe. Terry is moving to Boston. I surmise they’ll handle their homesickness. Seth’s Big Camp Day ...

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Red Touch Yellow

A Word from Curt Two words:  Summer Camp I’ve been at Summer Church Camp for the past two weeks.  There’s nothing like a week with preteeners to be reminded of the joys of life, camp, and much more. Next week (June 27)  I return to ...

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Photos from an African Heart

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Sheep need Shepherds

Like Sheep without Shepherd. I understand the term “mass of humanity.” An entire country on the move. Moving away from war and toward the hope of safety. A mass of humanity. I recall cinematic images. Gone with the Wind and the wounded after the Battle ...

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Sad Eyes

A word from Curt Uno. I’m camp missionary at Living Waters Kid’s Camp this week.  Africa and missions are on my mind.  That’s where this story comes from.   It’s a card game called Uno. You know it as a card game. I call it ...

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Curt@60: It’s Hurricane Season and my birthday.

Read our latest story letter: Excerpts A Word from Curt: Gratitude One of my 6+ Words* for 2016 is Gratitude.  What a wonderful word. My deepest desire is living the gratitude-filled life.  It’s hard to be cynical, bitter, or complacent when we view everything (and ...

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Amazing: A WWII story you’ll have to share

A word from Curt: Amazing!  What a good word. During this current season of my life, my writing (and life) is focused on three things: Staying Curious. Being Amazed. Telling Stories that Resonate. This story, told by my friend and mentor, Ron Perry, is my ...

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Holding the Rope: We’re Needy People!

So many of our readers and friends pray for DeDe and I regularly. We thank you. I want you to know we need you to continue “holding the rope” in prayer for us.  We purposely update this blog for Sunday mornings so you may view ...

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Our 6+ best photos of the week

A picture is truly worth a thousand words. Sometimes even more. Here are my current favorite shots from the past two weeks: Enjoy. Share. Take your own photos and tell your stories.                         Below: ...

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Watch out for the Fish

A word from Curt:   I’ve been on the road to North Carolina for the past week. Traveling I-10 west, I passed the exit for Toombuba, Mississippi.  The following story,  “Watch out for the Fish” took place there about ten years ago. Enjoy this reader ...

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May 10: Brad’s Birthday

Today, May 10th, is a special day.  It’s Brad Robinson’s birthday.  Brad would be 34 today if my calculations are correct. It’s shocking to realize that Brad’s been gone longer than he was alive. I think about him often and smile and weep and still ...

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A Walk in the Woods

  Come to the woods for here is rest.  -John Muir   The Trail stretches across Arkansas from near Little Rock westward to Oklahoma.  I walked a section last week. Here are images from my trek.               Two slanted ...

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Answered Prayer and Gratitude

  A Memorable story from South Sudan: In 2014, attended a UN Church in Juba, South Sudan’s capital. During testimony time, a lady (see photo) held aloft an official paper from the government, written in Arabic. She shared how two weeks ago she’d brought a earlier ...

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The Gratitude-Filled Life

Proverbs for the day: The hearing ear and the seeing eye, the Lord has made them both.  Proverbs 20:12 Every blessing we have is from God, including our five senses.  Thanking Him for these things are part of living the Gratitude-Filled Life. My vision and ...

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