Category Archive: Contemplative Photography

{Gratitude in Unusual Spaces}

I am grateful for an aching body, it means I am alive and whatever these pangs are, whether physical, spiritual, or relational, they are real, they are me in this moment. I am… Continue reading


A tight surrounding circle It clenches me unrelentingly I try to push it down To push it out of existence My body still can’t accept It can’t let go of you Somehow there’s… Continue reading

{Somewhere Beautiful}

    i wonder where i am going where i am headed where i have come from what is really going on underneath and beyond all i can see.   i believe deep… Continue reading


i don’t recall a time in my life when you weren’t in it we were always talking about you somehow always at services whenever the doors were open week in and week out… Continue reading


stepping right past the heart focusing on what pushes their buttons it doesn’t matter what is said what is really being said all that matters is fitting inside their tiny box meeting their… Continue reading

{Pressing In}

my fingertips brushed your leaves yesterday lightly touched your fading blossoms pressed against the bark blooms almost gone tiny delicate pink softness and color like a baby’s skin only leaves on your sister’s… Continue reading


walking a tightrope. pressing into the narrow spaces. i’m weaving. i’m suffocating. off balance. losing my breath. teetering on the edges. the narrow has become too narrow. i can’t do this anymore. i… Continue reading


innocence. blooming unfettered. taking nothing. asking nothing. beauty. just beauty. giving. pouring out. selfless. alluring shapes. angles. curves. edges. lines. colors. miniature worlds. new perspectives. untainted. unjaded. unmasked. softness. fragility. vulnerable. loveliness. unbroken… Continue reading


my darkness intersects with his epiphanies of joy. searing grief intersects with his delighted discoveries. a silent god intersects with his bright eyes taking in the world. my jagged night of the soul… Continue reading

{Redemption Unwound}

redemption unwound grace cut loose love splintered mercy untwisted faith unraveled threads undone all became un-stitched loose strings of a life hanging and swinging unbound upheaval replaced security chaos usurped peace fear dominated… Continue reading