Catholic Feasts · Human Dignity · Pro-Life · Relationships

No Matter How Small

Loud voices echoed through the long hallway. A wail of agony heard from the front room where the congregation of residents gathered; laughter from another corner. She quickly darted across the room so as not to disturb their so-called peace. As she passed each wheelchair-bound person, she smiled and simply said, “Good morning”, ever so… Continue reading No Matter How Small

Back to School · Uncategorized

Light Up the School Year

[I wrote these thoughts last year, as my first child headed off to Kindergarten.  As she prepares for the upcoming start to the new school year, the emotions and hopes for her remain the same.] Lunch packed–check. Outfit laid out–check. Backpack packed–check. Emotional Mom–check and double check. For the past 5 1/2 years, my sweet… Continue reading Light Up the School Year

Human Dignity · Infant Loss · Loss · MIscarriage · pregnancy · Pro-Life · Stillbirth

Capturing the Beauty in Life–Even in Death

I spent eight years as a photographer. For eight years I watched couples and families during their most joyous times of their lives. Weddings, anniversaries, births of their children, milestone moments like birthday parties, graduations, family photo sessions, gender reveals, and more. And while I loved so much of that work I remember thinking many… Continue reading Capturing the Beauty in Life–Even in Death