.I asked a few questions and tried to coach him in such a way that he ended up with his own concept, and promised I would help him take pictures. Hopefully, they are not looking for pro stuff or expert photos.
.He really, really wants to win this thing, but I don't want him to hang all his hopes on the company's prize. If he is too fixed on that prize, he misses out on so much. Don't get me wrong; I want him to try to win, but not at the expense of missing out on the rest of the experience. I told him to enter, and even come up with multiple entries if that is allowed. I'll keep taking pictures and we can have fun together so that he finds a way to play like a winner, regardless of the outcome.
.This idea of living in the moment is what a former pastor referred to as having the mindset of a "sojourner" versus "settler." It is not always easy to be fully engaged in the here and now, especially when a fixation with the destination consumes our vision. I hope he can learn this lesson.
.(thinking) A trident for a robot?? He really likes that Greek Mythology game on the computer!