The family resemblance is striking. Sure, this adorable little girl with her clear blue eyes and incredible natural blonde mohawk is the spitting image of her mom, but she's also the spitting image of her grandma and great-grandmother. Not just in looks, either.
There are a few special bonds in this world when it comes to boys: A boy and his dog, a boy and his mom, and a boy and his truck. And for a growing number of guys, a boy and his gaming system. This session included them all! Even though his mom wasn't in any of the photos, all the smiles thrown off camera were because she was there in the fan section.
You know what a golden birthday is? It's when your age matches the day you were born. This beauty turned 16 on the 16th, making it her SWEET golden birthday. Of course we started her Sweet 16 session at my favorite bakery - @sweetpaigescakes!
It happened again. It was the start of a great sermon, but I got distracted. Not by the man yawning, making his moustache curl up into a curious shape while endlessly tapping on his phone, and not by the pattern of light splayed across the walls. I got distracted by a side reference the pastor […]
People who spend any time with me at all know that I have 30 ideas in my head at any one time. This one started as I was helping my friend, Sarah, rethink her web site and social media content. It happened that she had been contracted to create a cosplay costume of Scarlett Witch […]
Most people are familiar with the account of Jesus calming the storm after being asleep in the boat (Mark 4:35-41). After days of teaching with crowds following Jesus wherever he went, Jesus told his disciples, “Let’s go to the other side” (verse 35). Jesus was teaching on the shore of a lake, so boats were […]
I’m going through Hebrews twice, on purpose, to see more clearly how the whole of the book connects. I found my mind and eyes wandering this morning, though, eventually landing on a wall in my kitchen thinking about décor. I have a wooden sign with a verse from Psalms inscribed on it: Taste and see […]
It was second grade. We were in the middle of a themed week in school. Monday was something like “Funny Hat Day”, Tuesday was “Opposite Day”, and so on. In the middle of day, some mildly motivated voice would come over the public announcement system requesting everyone that had complied with the theme of the […]
Sometimes our hearts are called to do something big – big enough for the heart to palpitate between the giddiness that comes with dreaming of all the possibilities and the anxiety that comes with the sheer reality of it all. I was reading in Ezra this morning about the exiled Israelites that were finally given […]