December 1, 2022

When you intentionally slow down and look, like really look, the clarity of the importance of the people surrounding you shifts everything into focus. Days seem faceable. Mountains seem surmountable. Challenges and joys ahead are something you’ll face side by side, drawing strength from one another. The gift of presence. The gift of people. The […]

November 18, 2022

A year to date I was being wheeled back into surgery after being diagnosed with stage three/four endometriosis. I had all the emotions as I lay in my bed hooked up to the IV, staring at the white curtains around me. Fear, peace, anxiety…but mostly I felt hope. Hope that maybe after all those years […]

November 15, 2022

There is something about the bond of family, no matter the distance that separates. The strength in love intertwined together with the consistency they’ll have in your life is a gift not taken lightly. There’s this deep knowledge that they’ll always be present…sometimes in spirit when ocean separate. And then there are those precious seasons […]

November 10, 2022

Amidst life’s busyness and plans and constant striving for more and go and do, there in the center of it all is the treasure of something great. Something greater and bigger and worth more than everything combined. Family. The people that will grow alongside you in stature and character. They will not only watch but […]

November 8, 2022

In the world of go and more and do there is a serene solace found at home. A refuge and safe place. Where little lives are molded and loved, cared for and kept. It’s within those walls where families are found and shaped. Where small moments mean everything and imagination run wild. It’s here where […]

October 28, 2022

There is something enchanting and endearing about evolving together alongside the one you love. The anticipation of a journey so different and new, so breathtaking and challenging and more rewarding than anything you’ve ever experienced on the horizon. And side by side and hand in hand you journey towards it. It adds this layer of […]

October 26, 2022

There is nothing quite like watching your child grow. Grow in curiosity and marvel at the most simple, everyday things….things that to their precious eyes, seem profound. And they draw us in and slow us down and teach us to see those same things again. To hear the birds. See the planes. To stop and […]

October 20, 2022

It wasn’t just the details thoughtfully planned and executed or the fine points that were elevated and refined. Although they had both those things. It wasn’t just the elegance and grace that was so becoming or the beauty that was a dream made reality that drew everyone in who attended their wedding. It was them. […]

October 13, 2022

There’s nothing quite like the not just watching–but documenting for generations the lives of two coming together who are as kind and pure and loving as Tori and Luke. There’s something unbelievably beautiful about meeting two souls whose heartbeats in unison. Their love for Jesus. Their love for people. Their love for one another. Ask […]

October 13, 2022

Much of parenthood is found in the little moments. The drawing close, the holding, the stopping, the listening, the bending down to their level and seeing. It’s the gentle touch wiping away tears, the knowing what they need and then moving to help. Simple acts that often seem small, but each one combined with the […]