Writer + photographer + DREAMER

Writer + photographer + DREAMER

Equipping dreamers & world changers
to live healthy & whole lives.

In the beginning of January, I was wiped. I’ll talk more in the future about the burn-out I experienced this year. As for now, I’ll say that it wasn’t pretty. The New Year started and I was not in an awesome place. Something needed to change. While watching Hannah Brencher’s Year of The Book course, I […]

8 Important Lessons from a Month off Social Media

February 5, 2018

While our perceptions may be unique, there’s something about the human experience that bonds us together. We all have shared needs, fears, and desires that sit deep in our hearts – making us not so different after all.

What I Know About Your Heart

January 16, 2018

One of my favorite moments at our wedding was a simple conversation during the reception with my much loved, “camp moms.” These two women have been mentors, friends, and inspirations to be for many years. One of them asked me if most of the young adults attending our wedding were friends from our church and […]

The Burning Ones Always Find Each Other

December 5, 2017

There are times when we really need to sit back and wait. The pieces need to come into place, more strategy is required, and it just isn’t right. There are times when we wait. There are times when we sink into the backend and hustle our booty off. There are times when we sit back and […]

Go For It

December 1, 2017

Marriage is mysterious.

All of a sudden, in a few short moments, your whole life is declared as changed. Though there is much leading up to this, there’s no way to express how wild it is that vows, rings, and a kiss before witnesses seals you up as man and wife.

I Love Caleb More than Marriage || On Getting Married

November 8, 2017

No matter the life circumstances that have created this situation – death, absence, or a broken relationship – there’s a very real loss.

You have already faced a loss that has led you to this day and I know that the wedding process brings up so many of those deep emotions to the surface. You may go to other weddings and see the precious moments of fathers with their daughters – the speeches, the walk down the aisle, the dance – it all serves as a reminder of something that you don’t have. And that straight up sucks.

To the Girl Whose Dad is NOT Walking Her Down the Aisle

September 27, 2017

@OliviaAlnes

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