To Our Rudy

To Our Rudy

He knew. By his serene state on my lap, he knew. Even before the doctor returned with his blood results, he knew. He knew his time on this earth would soon be done. He knew his love, care, and service to our family was coming to a close. He knew […]

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Jack Riffle Portrait Session | Carmel, Indiana

There are a handful of friends who could successfully ask me to leave Colorado Springs and head back to the midwest to capture their son’s most recent photos. And the Riffles are one such family. It was a lot of fun walking through the changing leaves of Carmel, Indiana to […]

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Evensong, Poems for Pilgrims

WHEN I WAS YOUNGER, I half-expected life to involve a gentle dawning, followed by smooth sailing, and topped off with a cozy fire pit and a soft pillow. I think I might have believed that life was all about making the right choices; and if you chose perfectly, as naturally […]

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Adopting Jesus

One night before bed, we read the story of Jesus’s birth to our son, Quinn. . . . The birth of Jesus took place like this. His mother, Mary, was engaged to be married to Joseph. Before they came to the marriage bed, Joseph discovered she was pregnant. (It was […]

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