Photography · Photography Course: Developing Your Eye I

The Importance Of Unwavering Faith

n a recent trip to the French Quarter, Chris and I had the chance to visit St. Louis Cathedral. I’d been there several times during my life but, this time, I saw it through different eyes. My faith is now stronger than ever before; stronger, because it has evolved into something far more meaningful. I…… Continue reading The Importance Of Unwavering Faith

Experiences · Photography Course: Developing Your Eye II

The Path To Enlightenment

Light vs. Darkness. What does that mean for you? For me, it’s far from a literal translation. The pursuit of enlightenment is a very personal journey and to do so, one must be entirely open to the possibilities that are out there, dismissive of nothing. When I lived in an abusive situation, my abuser strived…… Continue reading The Path To Enlightenment

Every Picture Tells a Story · Photography Course: Developing Your Eye I

How Motherhood Changes Us

unny how we, as first-time moms, hear story after story about how profoundly a baby will change our lives. We listen to the experiences of other “well-meaning” women describing the ups and downs of motherhood but we never truly know what they mean until we’re in the midst of the chaos that follows giving birth.…… Continue reading How Motherhood Changes Us

Every Picture Tells a Story · Photography Course: Developing Your Eye II

A Unique Illustration of Motion

As someone who likes to approach my WordPress courses from a unique angle, I spent a few days trying to figure out how I was going to approach my Developing Your Eye II Day 5 Assignment, “Moment ~ Capturing Motion”. The thing is, I didn’t want to take a photo of something in motion, indicated…… Continue reading A Unique Illustration of Motion

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Finding Balance {and Warmth} After Loss

ne morning, during Winter 2014, my daughter and I were forced to vacate our warm beds so that we could subject ourselves to the biting cold weather outside. It felt reminiscent of our school journeys while living in the UK, when we spent many a cold morning, shivering at the bus stop. We had to…… Continue reading Finding Balance {and Warmth} After Loss

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Depression: How To Find the Color Within the Grays

On the outside, I smile. Probably because one of the worst things someone can say about depression is: “What could you possibly be depressed about? You should be counting your blessings!” The truth is, I do count my blessings. Of course, I know that I’m blessed. My depression is separate from how blessed I feel. I…… Continue reading Depression: How To Find the Color Within the Grays

Photography · Photography Course: Developing Your Eye I

The Library: One Place, Many Portals

When I was only a little girl, who had just learned to read, my mom took me to the library and enrolled me in the Summer Reading Club. She had always been an avid reader and, of course, I wanted to be just like her. Eventually, I would learn why she loved reading so much…… Continue reading The Library: One Place, Many Portals