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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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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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Of One Mind

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“All the believers were united in heart and mind. And they felt that what they owned was not their own, so they shared everything they had.” -Acts 4.32 “So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.” -Philippians 2.1 & 2 “Finally, all of you should be of one mind. Sympathize […] Continue reading →

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I have long been getting the vibe throughout the artistic community and more specifically the photography industry of great dissatisfaction. I sense it on Twitter, photography forums, in conversations with other artists and even within myself. I wrote this post several years ago when I was wildly thrashing around in the “comparison pit” myself. And I tend to wonder, why are we constantly tormented with thoughts that we aren’t good enough, we aren’t rockstar enough, […] Continue reading →

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