Tag: Faith

I’ve Got You.

I learned a simple phrase from the queen of posing, Sue Bryce. She is the one who taught me to pose women with confidence, to pose myself. I know that I can make a woman feel beautiful in her photos by posing them properly. But it isn’t just the pose; it is the trust that

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Reflections on Spiritual Formation.

Fifteen years ago, I taught a course on spiritual formation at a beautiful Christian college. The term “spiritual formation” generally refers to the process by which the Holy Spirit makes us more like Jesus, but in the context of church history or current practice it usually focuses on a few distinct practices; things like solitude,

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Or You Could Rest.

You will probably find that this is a common theme in my posts: Jesus calls us to rest. That’s it. Because I don’t know about you, but I struggle to apply this to my life. How do I rest? Is he just talking about my salvation? No? Okay, then how do I live in this

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The Same Power.

She went early, while it was still dark- on a morning like this. John 20 provides the details. She went to the tomb–she who had stood beside his mother at the crucifixion, who had been there when they buried him–now she comes in the early morning to annoint his body. But he is not there. She

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He Drank It All.

Tommorrow is Maundy Thursday, which sounds ancient and mysterious. In many ways, it stands at the divide between the Cross and the rest of time–the entrance into a moment toward which all of history had pointed, a moment that would be referenced by every moment to come. “Maundy” is the old word for mandate. On

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This Is The Way


Last fall, I took at trip up to Atlanta for a PPA one-day workshop on dance photography. It was pretty much awesome. I was staying with a friend in another part of Atlanta, and because I had no idea where I was going, I plotted my destination into my phone and told it to adjust

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ReFocused Love

  Focus. I don’t know about you, but learning to focus seems to be one of my ongoing challenges. It’s not that I can’t do it. I’m capable of tuning out absolutely everything when I am engaged with a project. But a lot of the time I feel like my browser with every single window

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