Hope keeps your heart afloat when burdens weigh you down. Hope rises above despair; lifts you to new heights. Hope feeds and strengthens promise and joy. Hope is sweet. Hope whispers continuously to the heart, “Never give up.” WordPress … Continue reading
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Don’t spend so much time trying to keep your head above water that you forget how much you love to swim. -unknown WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Afloat
We own a family business and the lines between business and family often become blurred. It’s not always easy to remember which hat we are wearing at work; father/employer, hatchery assistant/wife, farm hand/son. We have had a few trying days … Continue reading
The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend. ~unknown When we are really honest with ourselves we have to admit that our life is the only thing that truly belongs to us. Therefore, how we use our … Continue reading
I savor the seconds as if it were the final taste.
Contributing photographer, Andrea Lekare, captured a wonderful ephemeral moment. Andrea is my cousin’s daughter from Mexico. Thanks, Andrea.
A Portrait of Nephews
My sister, Evie and contributing photographer, perfectly captured the relationship that my nephew and son share in these photos. Josh is nearly two decades older than Christopher. My son, mischievous and sometimes trying, loved to provoke interaction but sometimes bit off more than he could chew. He always went back for more because the relationship they share is as fresh as a pool full of water on a hot summer’s day.
WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge
(Photo credit: Evie Hartness, contributing photographer)
Walls Do Not Have to Separate Us
“Her heart was a secret garden and the walls were very high.” ~William Goldman, The Princess Bride There are four kinds of people in the world. Those who build walls. Those who protect walls. Those who breach walls. And those … Continue reading
WordPress Photo Challenge: Orange
You are beautiful, my darling, beautiful beyond words. Your eyes are like doves behind your veil. Your hair falls in waves, like a flock of goats winding down the slopes. ~Solomon
When was the last time you took a leap of faith?
As we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone. ~Paul
Whatever the activity in which you engage, do it with all your ability, ~Solomon
Like cold water to a thirsty soul,so is good news from a far country. ~Proverbs
There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:~Solomon
Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs it down, But a good word makes it glad. – Proverbs
Sometimes losing your way is the only way to find your way. ~Unknown
WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Orange Take 2
Orange is a favorite color of mine. Fiery, bright, warm, brilliant and bold. So, I can’t think of a better representation than my sweet Ella Bell. Meet my granddaughter who wears her glistening orange crown with special flare. She is confident, strong, bold, flamboyant, creative and determined, as every woman should be.