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Every Day CameraApr 21, 2014

The best camera is the one you have with you. - Chase Jarvis

I’ve always enjoyed photography. I don’t know exactly what started my life-long love of picture making, but it’s been a part of me for nearly 10-12 years now. I can still remember that...

The Heavenly Gift TagDec 25, 2013

Merry Christmas!

For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord… And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying, (Luke 2:11, 13 ESV)

When one picks a present for a loved one, the shopping and careful research brings joy. Concealing the chosen gift in beautiful wrapping paper can summon a smile as we imagine the look on our loved one’s face when they discover and unwrap. The last and perhaps greatest joy is the reading of the tag and presentation of the gift, for the anticipation and joy meet at their highest point.

Lifting Up My SoulDec 24, 2013


Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul. (Psalm 143:8 ESV)

Jesus, this whole Psalm is the song of my heart today and encouragement to my soul. I feel...

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