‘Thank You’


How do I say thank you Lord

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For the life that You gave, the cross that You bore

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For the love you pouredย out, to ransom my soul

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My heart pours out, this thankful song!

 

 

Lyrics from “Thank You” by Bethel Music

Have It All

You can have it all, Lord
Every part of my world
Take this life and breathe on
This heart that is now Yours

Morning frost

Oh the joy I’ve found
Surrendering my crowns
At the feet of the King
Who surrendered everything

Blade of grass

Oh the peace that comes
When I’m broken and undone
By Your unfailing grace
I can lift my voice and say

Morning frost

 

You can have it all, Lord
Every part of my world
Take this life and breathe on
This heart that is now Yours

 

Morning bokeh

There is no greater call
Than giving You my all
I lay it all down

Morning dew

 

There is no greater love
No higher name above
I lay it all down

 

Reflections

You can have it all, Lord
Every part of my world
Take this life and breathe on
This heart that is now Yours

 

DewConstantly reminded of His goodness to us! Just being out there this morning as the sun slowly melted the frost off these simple blades of grass, that right there was making me want to praise my Redeemer! My heart is full.

Great and mighty is your faithfulness, O God my Father! Great is your faithfulness.

You are so, so good!

What are you praising Him for today?!

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Lyrics: Bethel Music “Have it all”

Winter

Grander earth has quaked before
Moved by the sound of His voice
Seas that are shaken and stirred
Can be calmed and broken for my regard

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Through it all, through it all
My eyes are on You
Through it all, through it all
It is well

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Far be it from me to not believe
Even when my eyes can’t see

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And this mountain that’s in front of me
Will be thrown into the midst of the sea

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Through it all, through it all
My eyes are on You
Through it all, through it all
It is well

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So let go my soul, and trust in Him
The waves and wind still know His name…

And it is well, with me.

Lyrics by Bethel Music “It is well”

Senior Session ll Susanna

Weekend autumn photo shoots that include cool colored doors, brick walls and exploring the woods is always so much fun! And what makes it even more amazing is when you have a gorgeous friend to do it with ๐Ÿ™‚

Sue, You are such a genuine friend, and seriously so much fun to be with!!! ๐Ÿ™‚
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Gah! This pink door was totally the bomb, and ONE of my many, many favorites!!

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Senior Session – Cassidy


Cassidy, It was a total pleasure of mine to get to take your senior pictures! You’re an amazing friend, and so much fun to be with! Whether it be late night talks, or a fun time camping together!

You are a lovely lady, and the way you shine the love of Jesus is so beautiful ๐Ÿ™‚ย DSC02099_DSC02113DSC02199DSC02116_DSC02184

My personal favorite!ย DSC02132_

Isn’t she gorgeous?!!!

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Morning Dew

There’s a wreckage, there’s a fire
There’s a weakness in my love
There’s a hunger I can’t control

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Lord, I falter and I fall down
Then I hold on to chains You broke
When You came and saved my soul.

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Hallelujah
We are free to struggle
We’re not struggling to be free

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Your blood bought and makes us children
Children, drop your chains and sing

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So, why Lord, do I still fail,
Do I wear thin?
Why do I still give in to temptation?

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On my own, I am bankrupt,
I don’t trust You or take You at Your word
What You’ve promised.

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Hallelujah
We are free to struggle
We’re not struggling to be free

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Your blood bought and makes us children
Children, drop your chains and sing

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Hallelujah,
Death is overcome and we are breathing
Hallelujah,
Our stone hearts become flesh that’s beating

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Hallelujah,
Chains have been undone and we are singing
Hallelujah,
The fire has begun. Can you feel it?

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Hallelujah,
Death is overcome and we are breathing
Hallelujah,
Our stone hearts become flesh that’s beating

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Hallelujah,
Chains have been undone and we are singing
Hallelujah,
The fire has begun. Oh, can you feel it?

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Hallelujah
We are free to struggle
We’re not struggling to be free

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Your blood bought and makes us children
Children, drop your chains and sing!

Words by Tenth Avenue North “The Struggle”

 

Turn-Around-Macro

 

Ever been in a ‘rut’ with photography? It’s NOT fun!! But it is a tad nice cause it forces you to try new things, learn new things etc.

That’s where I’ve been lately, and sometimes I don’t like to go out and shoot. I just don’t feel the creativity right then. But I force myself to!

Looking through a filter for this pic. Framing the flower. Love how it turned out! ๐Ÿ™‚
Through the filter

 

 

These next two were pretty awesome to do! I call it turn-around-macro. It’s where you take the lens off, turn it around and take the pic. It’s really tricky, And since the lens ins’t attached, you can pull it away from the camera body just a tad and get some cool sun flare ๐Ÿ™‚ (Hence the pink hues)
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Another Turn-around-macroTurn around macro

 

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I’m surprising myself by actually sitting down to write a blog post!!

Recently..and by recently I mean late July, I got my self a birthday present…It’s been one of my favorites ^_^ Yup, my new baby!! It’s a prime lens, meaning it doesn’t zoom.

55mm Prime lens

 

 

So maybe your wondering what kind of pictures does this thing take? Here ya go!

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cosmos

 

Violin

 

Queen Anns lace

 

Golden hour

 

Butterfly

I totally love it’s range of focus, how it brings the colors out, and yeah..can I just say I might be in love? ^_^

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Glistening In The Sun

 

 

I have this problem with not being able to set my camera down! lol. So on some mornings when the sunrise is a killer, and I really want to reach for my camera, I remind myself that some moments should just be enjoyed!

That’s what I tried to tell myself this morning, mostly because I didn’t really feel like taking pictures ( I know, lazy!) But Iย didย ย grab my camera…obviously ๐Ÿ˜‰

 

I only took two pictures of the actual sunrise, and the rest…well, I’ll let you see for yourself!DSC03784

 

Who spoke the Earth and sky to form

Who sets the sun and calls the dawn

 

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Who breathed me out of dust to life

The will to trust or run and hide

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Who loved me through my rebel way

Who chose to carry all my shame

 

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Who loved me through my rebel way

Who chose to carry all my shame

 

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God of wonder and God of grace

Let my soul stand always to praise You

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Fix my eyes on Your perfect way

And I’ll never look back

 

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Who lifts the poor and heals the blind

Who trampled death for all mankind

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Who stands for all with arms stretched wide

My King forever Jesus Christ

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I will stay should the world by me fold

Lift up Your name as the darkness falls

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I will wait and hold fast to Your word

Heart on Your heart and my eyes on You

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Lyrics by Hillsong United : Stay and wait