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I cannot get enough of the Book of Revelation. I’ve always been fascinated by it but mostly I struggle to understand it. I’m assuming most of us would. There were times when I would be drawn to ponder the vivid and frightening imagery and try to make it fit within my worldview which unfortunately was influenced by the American “Left Behind” culture. To no one’s surprise, Revelation never did fit this formula. It refused to get in that box. Thank goodness. As […] Continue reading →

I was recently in the company of an incredible woman. One who has traversed many more miles than I. And has seen much darker days. “We pray about such crap,” she says. “About our bad knees and bad backs. Safe travel. All crap. It has nothing to do with the heart. And then what do we say when something bad happens?” Yup. There it is. I have just come through a full on wrestling match with God during the past six months. Maybe  a little less. It started over […] Continue reading →

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I came across a phrase in Matthew this week that seemed to resonate with great intensity. In addressing the Sadducees unbelief in the resurrection, Jesus said “You do not know the Scriptures and you do not know the power of God.”(Matthew 22.29) The Christmas season is now just hitting its stride and we are awash in many messages. Some messages ring hollow, the others have become repetitious. My own blindness and hard heartedness has frustrated me and I ask myself, “do you […] Continue reading →

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Things are still rather “undone” around our place which means I haven’t really been shooting much personal work. I find any sort of chaos difficult to photograph and this time of year has classically been my down time. Maybe the lack of daylight flips a switch or something. Anyway, I am feeling a need to push myself into some sort of inspiration but until that happens, I’ll always have these two to document. […] Continue reading →

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Why do I take pictures? I asked this question a few months ago after I plunged my camera and it was dead to me. Suddenly, I felt like I had lost a limb. And it’s not like I was shooting all that much, but the option was gone.  So I got contemplative. Whenever I felt the need to run and grab the camera, I would check myself and analyze why I felt the need. It’s not like I require more documentation of my children as children. I have more than enough of that. No. What I am […] Continue reading →

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