A Wishing Tree in a Sacred Place

There are just a few places that I consider Sacred to me.

Places where

  • I hear the word of God
  • Where my creative thoughts flow
  • And where I am able to stop long enough to fully understand what is most important to me in my life.

This past weekend I was blessed to spend three days at one of those places.  There is a “Wishing Tree” at this place where I was able to write down what I wished for my wife and girls.  Those wishes will stayed tied to the branches of the tree until New Years Eve and then they will be set free in ashes of celebration in the Mid-night bon fire.


My Beloved:  My wish for you is PEACE in Your Everyday

My Amazing Princess:  My wish for you is for You to grow to become a CONFIDENT woman

My Beautiful Child:  My wish for You is KNOWLEDGE.  Your six-year-old mind is so amazing.

My Innocent Spirit:  My wish for You is for You to never lose your CHILD-LIKE WONDER

Getting a Roll of Black & White Film Back is like Christmas

There is something special about Black and White film.  For me it sharpens the focus, simplifies the
subject and pushes me to slow down.  Here are six photos from my latest roll.  I hope you enjoy them.

The World is at HER Door Step

I find such great inspiration from the young people I
photograph.  Ms Anwuli is no
exception.  She is bright, loving, and
full of smiles and has a great soul to offer the world.  Take a look at her photos and see her soul
smiling through.

The START and END of 2011

Facebook is always so inspiring to me.  I often find that great Friends offer up or
inspire such great ideas.  In a discussion about “Do we wish we took more pictures this year” I said yes, and
especially of my little ones.

This all sparked an idea to put together side-by-side
pictures in a diptych of them in January and December of this year.

  • I see a baby turning into a toddler
  • I see a toddler turning into a confident little girl
  • I see a little girl turning into a little woman

I hope for you to have the time to reflect on this past year
and to enjoy the changes that have taken place in the past 12 months.

I also wish for you to have a great 2012 and to follow your

Happy New Year.


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