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one view of the cute brownstones on our neighborhood walk in Chicago Illinois. the details for the bricks and brownstones were so incredible.
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happy #travel Tuesday!
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  • lotus flower
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as it unravelled the pink seemed like it disappeared. but no the pink was still there in the shadows of the petal layers. it was a dusty pink one but you would not know unless you approached it personally.
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one of the lotus flowers discovered on my travels.
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happy #macroMonday!
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it is this time that we make friends or meet with existing ones. it is #Friday!
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  • mural door
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thanks to Anaeli(@anaeli_danahe) i am now noticing all the doors in the images i have and around the places i would normally capture them... the thing about seeing things is now you can no longer unsee them!
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here is one that was hidden in a mural from a Chicago neighborhood walk!
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happy #throwbackThursday!
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  • lesson from waiting...
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“Biblically, waiting is not just something we have to do until we get what we want. Waiting is part of the process of becoming what God wants us to be."
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however, the times that i have and am having to wait have become crucial times of having my character transformed. in hindsight, i am grateful for all the times i had to wait.
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have you had to wait for something? what did you learn? please share ⤵️
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  • pontification
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my first time in Chicago, Illinois and i was just so very excited to connect with a group of photographers for a photowalk. we started out with lunch at the Boundary and we walked around the neighborhood. i was challenging myself by only using the 14-24mm lens, definitely a challenge.
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in what way do you try to make your work challenging? how about your photography? i would appreciate tips for my personal project.
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happy #travelTuesday!
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  • purple glory
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i like it in here, i am not alone. there is something about being among a bunch of them that is just so amazing! our petals are touching and we are reaching for the same goals. this is just glorious fun.
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doing life in community it is important... all the things are just better in community! call your people, ask for help to do that thing that you do! the weight will feel lighter. you will be encouraged!
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happy #motivationMonday and #macroMonday!
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#nikonartists
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  • karaoke this way ➡️
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it is the Friday! what are your plans?
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what do you do for fun that helps you rest and replenish? please share⤵️ i am keeping track of ideas
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have a blast with your family and friends!
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happy #weekend!
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  • recipe collection
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"i will keep that, make this note, and take this photo!" 🤤 her intent? it was to go home and try to recreate the delicious meal that she just ate with her friends.
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her secret project was to create and master all the recipes for her upcoming series of private brunches with those she loved. she wanted to serve those she loved the most the best she had to offer.
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it was taking a long time but she really wanted to create only the best for her loves, only the best.
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she took the menu photo and tucked it away with a happy glow in her heart. the plans were underway, she had the menu... the next step was to practice until it was perfect for the brunches🤩!
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{imagined vignette}
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happy #throwbackThursday!
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#nikonartists
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  • what matters
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what have i been learning? what really matters and what does not matter?
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why? because i make choices and decisions from the wrong motivation. motivation matters it is the prime thing in this life that i am walking out before the One that matters:
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6 When they came, he looked on Eliab and thought, “Surely the Lord's anointed is before him.” 7 But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.” {1 Samuel 16:6-7 ESV}
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what matters to the One who matters ultimately to me is the motivation of my heart.
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how do you determine what matters or not? please share⤵️
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