“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,...
“Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.”
― Mary Anne Radmacher
Soldier on, my brave friends.
“Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic.”
- Rosalind Russell
What is timelessly beautiful? A warm smile. Kind eyes. A contagious laugh. Listening ears. Self-contentment. A hopeful soul. Creative expression. A contemplative mind. And love – love and mercy offered generously. Don’t settle for being ogled over. You should be treasured and respected.Read More
“Sometimes the most urgent and vital thing you can possibly do is take a complete rest.”
- Ashleigh Brilliant
Unclench your jaw, your fists. Clear your mind of to-dos. Tomorrow the strength you need will come to you. For now it is time to rest, relax, let go.Read More
“I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.”
- Helen Keller
Little quiet consistent efforts to better your home, your community, your world, can make a great big impact! Developing a lifelong habit of humble altruism and generosity blesses both the giver and recipients of those sparks of goodness with unearthly joy and satisfaction.Read More
“I didn’t lose the gold. I won the silver.”
- Michelle Kwan, Olympic figure skater
Come over to the bright side where positive perspectives override pessimism and pouting. Keep your eyes peeled today for silver linings!
“There is divine beauty in learning… To learn means to accept the postulate that life did not begin at my birth. Others have been here before me, and I walk in their footsteps.”
– Elie Wiesel
It requires humility, inner-strength and determination to be teachable. You must first of all admit you don’t know everything and turn to others with more experience for help. You have to believe you are capable of, with hard work and persistence, mastering a new skill. And you cannot give up! It takes drive and dedication to trudge through the monotony of practice, practice, practice before earning the incomparable thrill of growth and accomplishment.Read More
Good morning, brand new week. I will try my best to remain receptive to whatever joys or trials you have to offer. I will seek out opportunities to encourage my fellow human beings in whatever big or small way I can. I will be patient with interruptions to my schedule, practicing flexibility and self-composure in the process. I will live the heck out of each day, knowing tomorrow is never guaranteed. I will be mindful of my blessings. I will think before I react. I will not stay down when I fall down, so help me God.