I love Jesus Christ. He is my everything, my all, and the One who deserves any glory for anything good that comes out of my photography (and my life, in general!). I believe He has given me the gift of photography, and so I try and use that gift to bring Him glory. That’s why I called my business “Photography for Jesus”. Because it really isn’t “my business”. It belongs to the Lord and as soon as He calls me to do something different, hopefully, I will be there. :)
My family is the best. Ever. I have two godly parents, 4 fun brothers and 5 lovely sisters. My sister was married in April to Dylan, my wonderful brother-in-law and I’ll be an Aunt in Jan. 2015! I wouldn’t have my family any other way…the more the merrier!
I was home schooled my whole life and graduated in 2012 with my older sister, Hannah. (That’s her with the brown, curly hair. I’m behind her!) I loved being home schooled!
Horses are my favorite animals. Nothing else even comes close…at all. I did dressage at a barn nearby in 2013, and then I spent about a year doing Natural Horsemanship (particularly Pat Parelli’s) with a ministry called Beautiful Brokenness. The ministry uses horses to teach girs about Jesus and His love for them. It’s challenging but I love it and all the people at the barn…they have such hearts for Jesus.
In the photo I’m riding Pigpony at my first dressage show last year. :)
I have two rose plants because I absolutely love roses!! Flowers are the best. :) One day I’m going to help Daddy redesign our yard. I already know I want crepe myrtles and hydrangeas. :)
I love my cowgirl boots.
I love baking desserts and, quite honestly, sweet stuff is my weak spot. I have to stay far away from the snack aisle when I go in a store because it is a huge temptation to just buy one! Ice cream, chocolate, cookies, cakes, brownies, pies…I love them all (just omit the nuts and coconut please :).
I am, heart and soul, a country girl. Give me a wide open field over a city anywhere, anytime, any day.
One country song that almost always makes me cry: I Held Her First by Heartland.
I love History, especially military history. Currently the Civil War is my favorite historical time. I have a 28 book set on the Civil War and I’ve visited Gettysburg and Manassas/Bull Run Battlefield. One day I’d love to visit Chancellorsville, Antietam, Spotsylvania, The Wilderness, and any other Civil War battlefields nearby (Cold Harbor, Totopotomy, etc.).