Category archives: Personal

Search Me and Know My Thoughts – Self Portrait // December

Search Me and Know My Thoughts - Self Portrait // December
FINE ART SELF-PORTRAIT – MONTH XII OF XII  "Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts: And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting." - Psalm 139:23-24   It's hard to believe that 2015 has come to an end and this is my last monthly self-portrait inspired by a verse! It is my desire as this year comes t[...]

He Heals The Brokenhearted – Self-Portrait // November

He Heals The Brokenhearted - Self-Portrait // November
FINE ART SELF-PORTRAIT - MONTH XI OF XII "He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds." - Psalm 147:3 Psalm 147:3 has been very precious to me when I've walked through heartbreaking times. I can truly say that HE does heal broken hearts and bind up wounds. I have seen Him do it time and again in my life. I am incredibly thankful for His love and care... [...]

I Lift My Eyes to the Hills – Self-Portrait // October

I Lift My Eyes to the Hills - Self-Portrait // October
FINE ART SELF-PORTRAIT – MONTH X OF XII “I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth.” – Psalm 121:1-2 This verse has always been a favorite. I am so grateful that I can look to the Lord at any time to give me the strength and help I need for any moment, in any circumstance. The M[...]

Perfect Peace – Self-Portrait // September

Perfect Peace - Self-Portrait // September
FINE ART SELF-PORTRAIT - MONTH IX OF XII "Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee." - Isaiah 26:3 I am thrilled with this month's self-portrait! I literally had no idea how perfect the light would be in the doorway of this cottage on my family's property. And no, to every photographer looking at this thinking[...]

A Song In The Night – Self-Portrait // August

A Song In The Night - Self-Portrait // August
  FINE ART SELF-PORTRAIT - MONTH VIII OF XII "Yet the Lord will command his lovingkindness in the daytime, and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life." - Psalm 42:8   This month's verse was chosen by my IG followers! I asked everyone to vote on Psalm 147:3 and 42:8, and 42:8 won by just one vote! :) Doing this por[...]

His Name is to be Praised – Self-Portrait // June

His Name is to be Praised - Self-Portrait // June
FINE ART SELF-PORTRAIT - MONTH VI OF XII: "From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same the LORD's name is to be praised." - Psalm 113:3 Last month I became the owner of this beautiful instrument, and I have just begun taking lessons!! For years and years I wanted a cello of my own and finally my dream has come true! I love music so much and can't [...]

The Word of the Lord Endures – Self-Portrait // May

The Word of the Lord Endures - Self-Portrait // May
FINE ART SELF-PORTRAIT - MONTH V OF XII: "... The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away: But the word of the Lord endureth forever." - I Peter 1:24b-25a Doing this month's self-portrait ended up being extra special and meaningful to me. At the beginning of the month I had decided these verses about the Lord's Word enduring forever would be my concept [...]

How Precious His Thoughts of Me – Self-Portrait // April

How Precious His Thoughts of Me - Self-Portrait // April
Fine Art Self-portrait - Month IV of XII: "How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God! how great is the sum of them! If I should count them, they are more in number than the sand: when I awake, I am still with thee." - Psalm 139:17-18 To read more about this year's self-portrait project, check out January's portrait here: The Light of the World Psalm 139 is [...]

Sister Road Trip To the OBX!

Sister Road Trip To the OBX!
Yesterday my sisters Liz and Jo, cousin Missy, and I arrived home from a wonderful road trip!! Our first stop was Lexington, KY for my cousin, Leanna's, engagement session (photos from that are coming next week!) and then we headed on to the Outerbanks of NC!! It was perfectly amazing to be back on the beach again. Enough is never enough when it comes to the beach - w[...]

Wait On the Lord – Self-Portrait // March

Wait On the Lord - Self-Portrait // March
Fine Art Self-Portrait - Month III of XII: "Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD." - Psalm 27:14 (1)   I couldn't choose which photo I wanted to use as the self-portrait to go with this month's verse, so I randomly picked one from my top 4 to display first, but decided to go ahead and include all 4 [...]