my journey

I have started going to school in hopes of someday becoming a spiritual director.  I am loving everything I am learning, and I especially love all the reading.  Here are a few of my favorite quotes that I have come across in my reading.  The photos are from the road trip to my school. Life […]

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10 on 10: September

I needed to know I was loved. I needed to get out of my head. I needed to find my own light.  So, I called a friend and we walked. You make choices every day and almost every hour that keep you walking in the light or moving away toward darkness. Henry B. Eyring Knowing […]

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5 on 5: August

August was a very full month.  I am still getting used to my new camera and lens.  The lens is more difficult to get used to than I thought, but who can complain about having to learn how to better use their dream lens?  Not me.  Well, that isn’t wholly true.   Here are my favorites […]

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love dare

“Our world has known too much of fear, defensiveness, and mistrust, I think we could use a healthy dose of unmitigated, mistake-making loving.”  ~Gerald G. May It is so easy to fear. It takes zero effort. Not only is it easy to slip into being afraid; it  easy to slip into being afraid of everything. […]

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holding what I need

This year my friend Megan and I started a weekly blog titled An Ordinary Grace.   We are documenting as we search for love between the bullshit and the divine.  And while life can bring a lot of bullshit, it is also filled with the divine.  I am noting that I seem to be capturing hands […]

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10 on 10: August

It is my birthday this week. My husband gave me an amazing gift: a new Canon 5Diii with a 35mm 1.4Lii.  I have always wanted a 35mm lens and I cried when I opened it. I had some fun with it right away, and now I really want to get to know them both better. […]

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there may have been tequila

My darling husband gave me a new Canon 5Diii and a 35mm 1.4Lii for my birthday.  Like every good photographer, I read the manual, charged the battery, and carefully thought of my very first shot. No, I am kidding.  I did not do that. I am away on vacation with my family.  We are enjoying […]

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