Ashley Lauren McAfee | Learning to embrace my vulnerabilities, and with them, my true self.
Cesly Nuckles | “It’s all messy: The Hair. The Bed. The Words. The Heart. Life…” – William Leal
Christine Yuen |
I was lost when you found me here
And I was broken beyond repair
Then you came along and you sang your song over me – Third Day “Born Again”
Courtney Zimmerman | Overwhelmed by a longing for insulation from little ones and worries and world. Starved for space.
Jen Davis | Lend me your eyes, I can change what you see. But your soul you must keep, totally free. -‘Awake My Soul’ , Mumford & Sons
Kari Wattenbarger | There is strength in observation.
Karolina Baszarkiewicz |
Whoever you are, no matter how lonely,
the world offers itself to your imagination,
calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting –
over and over announcing your place
in the family of things.
Mary Oliver (Wild Geese)
Katherine Wilson | Finding soul satisfaction in the little things, even when the big things remain unknown.
Kelli Sanderson |”Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up” – Pablo Picasso
Jessica Lynn | Seeking beauty amongst brokenness.
Lara Austin Shoop |
Not even they can stop me now
Boy I be flying overhead
Their heavy words can’t bring me down
Boy I’ve been raised from the dead
-Lana Del Ray
Lauren Mitchell | “Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.” – Mark Twain
Lindsay Ritchie | When the path before me is unclear and my every step is full of doubt; just as I am, I come.
Monica McNeill | “And that desire–the strong desire to take pictures–is important. It borders on a need, based on a habit: the habit of seeing.” -Sam Abell
Jessica Risinger | The fleeting moments of a clean and quiet home hold no value when compared to the messy chaos that is about to enter. For the messy chaos holds a deeper, more meaningful place in my heart.
Tara Foreman | The lingering ambivalence of motherhood is whether the seemingly endless giving of self makes us weak or strong.
Tatiana Johnson | “May what I do flow from me like a river, no forcing and no holding back, the way it is with children.” -Rainer Maria Rilke
Jessica Engert | “To photograph: it is to put on the same line of sight the head, the eye and the heart.” -Henri Cartier-Bresson
Jackie Cuervo | You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself. -Alan Alda