A Look Back – 2016

It is hard to believe that 2017 is already here. Towards the end of 2016 I was definitely ready for the new year to begin. Last year proved to be a very hard year. It wasn’t bad but, it was very hard. I was completely worn out from all that took place last year. There were […]

Hard Does Not Equal Bad

Earlier this week I heard a couple speak at a fundraising luncheon for work. The wife, Rachel, said something that my weary and tired heart needed to hear. “Hard does not equal bad. Hard just equals hard.” Life right now is hard and intense. It is not bad, just hard. As I think about the […]

Heartbreak and Joy

  Yesterday was a hard day. I woke up at 3am to see that I had a couple texts from a friend that caused me to wake up a bit more than I planned. (She sent them much earlier in the evening.) As I laid in bed wondering what in the world was happening I […]

Bowling photoshoot

I had the opportunity to be a photographer (again) and do a family photoshoot for some friends of mine on January 1st. What a great way to start the New Year off! It has been a while since I have been behind the camera taking photographs for some one else. I was a tad nervous that […]

Happy New Year!

2014 is quickly becoming a collection of memories that prove a year of personal growth amidst many challenges. I entered 2014 with my one word “fearless” being the focal point of all I did. Having one word to focus on helped me in facing all the challenges head on and learn more than I possibly could […]