Sunday, March 24, 2013

If You Give a Kid a Camera. . .

She'll want to notice the survivors. . .

And space capsules in the sky.

She'll find joy in root structures. . .

And squeal like a girl at signs of life.

She'll make sure her best friend is not forgotten. . .

Because best friends see things that others don't.


She'll see monsters rising from the deep. . .
Or proof of other things once larger than she.

She'll see God's paint palette in carved out spaces . . .

And notice the small details right under her feet.

She'll see shady spots for resting. . .

And gently remind us all that Spring is finally here.

 Try giving your kid a camera for a day.  I think you'll be pleasantly surprised at how differently from you they view God's world.  






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5 comments:

  1. I am always surprised at what I see when somebody steals my camera! I can usually guess who it is by how close to the ground the shots are.

    Stopping by from Scripture & a Snapshot.

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  2. This is SO AWESOME! I will never forget some of the pics I've seen her take, and some you've told me about. It must be magical, really, to get to see the world through a little child's eyes; from the time they begin to point things out to us that our adult eyes have long ago stopped seeing. This was/is a really great post - hope to see more of Abbey's fabulous work. I'm not at ALL jealous that at 10 yrs old, she take 20x better photos than I could. No sir!

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  3. Awesome. We have a budding photographer in our home too. For his birthday last month, we added to the money he's saving to purchase his "dream" camera.

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  4. My kids always seem to notice the things that I take for granted. Thank you for an inspiring post. ;)

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  5. I love to give my daughter my camera--she is way better at finding beauty than I am!

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