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Picking Wildflowers with Grandpa

My Dad has always loved to garden. There were mornings my sisters and I would wake up and see him walking the garden rows; praying that God would bless the farm. It

My Dad has always loved to garden. There were mornings my sisters and I would wake up and see him walking the garden rows; praying that God would bless the farm. It’s so sweet to see him working with his Grandchildren now, teaching them the same lessons.

Did you know that Queen Ann

Did you know that Queen Ann’s Lace is actually a wild carrot? Another fun fact from Dad I learnt this past Sunday evening at home.

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"To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow" -Audrey Hepburn

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow” -Audrey Hepburn

   

Friends.

Just two years ago we four were strangers. Whitney, Ann and Bethany went out of their way to make me feel welcome when we moved to Dc. I am so thankful for their friendship.

Just two years ago we four were strangers. Whitney, Ann and Bethany went out of their way to make me feel welcome when we moved to Dc. I am so thankful for their friendship.

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July 22, 2014 - 5:59 am

Carolyn M - What a fun party – I am dreaming of coming to DC and doing a photo shoot with my family! :)

July 22, 2014 - 3:58 pm

jbphoto - that sounds lovely!

   

Lee and Ruth-Ohio Wedding Photographer

Lee and Ruth

Lee and Ruth’s wedding day was lovely. Ruth has an out-going, contagious personality while Lee is quiet and laid-back. The perfect match.

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Waiting for his bride.

Waiting for his bride.

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The first look.

The first look.

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Lee

Lee’s parents were simply adorable.

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Mr. and Mrs. Miller.

The new Mr. and Mrs.

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Both Lee and Ruth love Chipotle. The menu, atmosphere, and couple all added to a casual and fun reception.

Both Lee and Ruth love Chipotle. The menu, atmosphere, and couple all added to a casual and fun reception.

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They had a balloon release after the reception-the children loved it.

They had a balloon release after the reception-the children loved it.

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Lee’s surprise for Ruth.

May God richly bless your like together.

May God richly bless your life together.

July 14, 2014 - 10:20 pm

Shannon - Beautiful wedding, beautiful photos! I learned to know Ruth when she was at PennValley thru a friend who was there with her. She is a lovely lady!

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Carolyn M - Amazing eye for detail, as usual!

July 22, 2014 - 4:09 pm

jbphoto - Yes Shannon, she certainly is! :)

   

SOAP-Bible Reading

Summer is here and life gets a bit crazy between work, summer holidays, and  VBS at church.

As life has it some things tend to “take the back burner”. I hate to admit it, but some important things.

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                                                       Recently a good friend of mine challenged me to a month of Bible reading together.

Being accountable made me dig deeper into The Word and I felt re-inspired.

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                 I also recently heard of a good way to study Scripture and I thought I would share it with the rest of you:

SOAP.

S-Scripture. First, you read a passage. You can read a few verses or a whole chapter and then write out a verse that stuck out to you. Writing something down helps me remember it so much better.

O-Observe. Take some time to think about what you are reading. If you pick a quiet place -without distractions-it helps to focus.

A-Application. Think of ways the verses you read applies to your life personally.

P-Prayer. Maybe I have always been too hurried, but I had never thought of writing out my prayers before. After some time it’s wonderful to go back and re-read your prayer requests and see what God has been doing in your life.

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                                                                                                    I hope sharing this will help you as others have helped me.