I am a photographer. This is not my day job, but I have been in the industry for over 16 years. As a photographer, I run into some preconceptions that I would like to help you sort out. Photography is an art very similar to someone who paints. Photographers do not just take a picture and it’s ready to go. We have to sit in front of the computer for hours sometimes, and there is a lot of work behind the scenes that takes our time away from family and other tasks. So when you see a quote from a photographer please know that it isn’t just the hour or two we spent with you but also the editing time as well as other overhead like SD cards and DVDs along with the upkeep of our equipment. I broke one of my good lenses at a wedding last year that put me…
Do you ever feel that you are in the right place at the right time? And do you wonder why it seems that the person or persons that you randomly meet sometimes have a special knowledge about you that they should not have, or by meeting them you gain insight into a whole new realm? I’ve heard it called “coincidence” But I believe that many times, more often we have experienced a “divine appointment”. I think that this verse sums it up. Isaiah 30:21 (NIV) 21 Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, “This is the way; walk in it.”
“I’m sorry, but there is no heartbeat, I believe your baby has passed”…… There is no a way to describe how these words feel exactly. I felt an emptiness and a longing. I was not able to breathe and my heart seemed to have stopped too. It was my worst fear realized. It was a nightmare. I just wanted to wake up from it. It was the begging of a journey, but I did not know what the journey would look like.
I am starting a series of blogs to bring the readers into an awareness of our current national need which is to foster and adopt children. To date, there are over 428,000 children in the foster system in America alone.