Tag: photography

i went to the woods

I went to the wood yesterday to walk, to pray, to cry, and to surrender all that was nagging at my bones and my spirit. I did not expect to photograph or pause–I needed to roam through creation until I could feel my spirit… Continue Reading “i went to the woods”

ahhh, peace

There are mornings when the world greets me unexpectedly with a brilliant sunrise or a joyful birdsong. I sit in my meditation room, drink my tea, and soak in what Creation has to offer my soul. Ahhh, peace.

a psalm of just be

from the newly released book Growing Grace: A Book of Psalms Celebrating Creation Eternal One, I confess that I long to sit within your silence, but I have become distracted by worldly concerns. I want to hear that still, soft voice of yours whisper in… Continue Reading “a psalm of just be”

silent sabbath

As a part of the residency program I am attending, we spend a day and a half in a silent sabbath.  In my life, living into prayer is best experienced out in nature, and so I spent several hours throughout the day observing, listening,… Continue Reading “silent sabbath”

some morning visitors


Happy Arbor Day!


and then there were six

halos and colander

Lenten rose

scent of spring

What a delight upon arrival at the local market

autumn leaves

the honey bee

nature’s crayons: purples

tulips after the rain

honoring the man who dared to stand

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. -Martin Luther King, Jr.  

afternoon at the NC Arboretum

Spent a lovely afternoon walking the gardens, rocking in the sun, and delighting in Autumn’s colors.  Want to see more?  Friend growing grace farm on Facebook–there’s an album there.  (easy to do–just scroll down, look on right, and friend!)