“A good snapshot stops a moment from running away.”
- Eudora Welty
I am a natural light photographer on a mission to spread a little brightness and hope via uplifting and love-filled images and reflections. Fill out the contact form below to get in touch with me. I’d love to hear from...
After perusing my daughter’s instagram feed, I felt an overwhelming calling to use my photography to inspire young women so heavily bombarded by twisted messages about beauty, friendship, love and success. I’ve created “Girls...
“However hard I try, I find it impossible to construct anything greater than these three words, ‘Love one another’ —only to the end, and without exceptions: then all is justified and life is illumined,...
“Healing is impossible in loneliness; it is the opposite of loneliness. Conviviality is healing. To be healed we must come with all the other creatures to the feast of Creation.”
― Wendell Berry, The Art of the Commonplace: The Agrarian Essays
Time carved out of busy days for visiting face-to-face with, or lending a helping hand to, others in our communities is medicinal for our souls. Strive to put people before stuff, ambitions, perfectionism!Read More
I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach!
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol
May simplicity, hope and gratitude trump stress and lofty expectations this Christmas season! May generosity take hold of our hearts rather than greed! May those who are tired and struggling be blessed with tranquility and rest!Read More
“Remember God’s bounty in the year. String the pearls of His favor. Hide the dark parts, except so far as they are breaking out in light! Give this one day to thanks, to joy, to gratitude!”
~Henry Ward Beecher
“You are only what you are when no one is looking.”
- Robert C Edwards
I have to ask myself all day long:
“Would I say this if the person I am talking about was next to me?”
“Would I parent like this in public?”
“Would I choose to read that, watch that, download that if others were standing over my shoulder?”
“Do I go on and on and on about my beliefs or do I quietly, consistently live them?”
“Do my social behaviors reflect accurately who I am on the inside?”
True integrity is rooted in the soul.Read More
“A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.”
- Margaret Fuller
May our homes be breeding grounds of excellence, beauty, peace and charity, and a training ground for treating others with empathy and respect.Read More
“The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.”
- Mark Twain
OK, so we are all over-busy, under-organized, a little scattered, a little anxious. Treat yourself to relief from self-criticism today via stepping outside your same old, same old frustrations and encouraging someone else. It will put a spring in your step!Read More