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On Comparison: The Thief of Joy.

Growing up, my dad would always tell me that comparison is the thief of joy. However, it was not until many years later that I would learn the deep wisdom that laid behind those words from experience. When I picked up a camera for the first time I wasn’t led to comparison. I wasn’t a full time […]

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4 Truths that Transition to Every Season

I have been pondering what I would say, given the chance, to the younger (say freshman college version) of myself. I then came up with the following 4 lessons I have learned in my 20 years of life and realized that they applied to every season of life, rather than solely upon the first year […]

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My Top 10 Photos of 2017

Holly Grace on the Peak of Mt. Scott. I had the honor of taking this incredible photographer’s head shots! We ended the evening by climbing to the peak of the mountain that we were on and Holly Grace jumped to the top rock for the incredible scenery!  2.  The Future Mr. and Mrs. Thomas on […]

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My 2017 Told in iPhone Photos

In my 20 years of life, each year has increasingly gotten better. 2017 has been the sweetest year of life so far and these memories mean so much to me! I got to welcome into the world a precious God-Sister, grew my business even more, studied more than I ever had in my life, welcomed […]

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Advent Has Come

The family tree of Christ startlingly notes not one woman but four. Four broken women —women who felt like outsiders, like has-beens, like never-beens. Women who were weary of being taken advantage of, of being unnoticed and uncherished and unappreciated; women who didn’t fit in, who didn’t know how to keep going, what to believe, […]

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How to Know Who You Are

  “For unless you believe that I am, you will die in your sins.” John 8:24 In a world redefining and reshaping, how do you know? How do you know who/what you are? What you’re meant to be? But really what we should be asking is….who is He? “ἐγώ εἶμι,” He said. I Am. These […]

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Why I am a Wedding Photographer

One night at prom a senior girl got dared to ask the cute college boy DJ to dance with her because he had said no to all the other girls. To much the surprise and frustration of the other girls that boy said yes. 24 years ago that same girl from the dance and cute […]

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You Are A Priest.

  “But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.” 1 Peter 9 (quoting Leviticus) “Ahhhh, you want to be a priest?” The response of the man at […]

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When You Aren’t Sure Who You Are.

“For unless you believe that I am, you will die in your sins.” John 8:24  In a world redefining and reshaping, how do you know? How do you know who/what you are? What you’re meant to be? But really what we should be asking is….who is He? “ἐγώ εἶμι,” He said. I Am. These words determine your forever. There […]

"Beauty evokes desire."

Plato