Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Having one of "those" kind of days....

Can I be completely honest with you and bare my soul?

Blah...yep...that's what I'm feeling today...maybe it's the weather, maybe it's because Darya (our Russian exchange student who has become my daughter) is leaving us tomorrow or maybe it's the 8 weddings that I'm trying edit, the 10 sessions I'm trying to finish or the hundreds of emails I'm trying to answer and sort through...not sure...but I will be honest, I just feel like crawling in my bed, getting under the covers and crying...would that make me feel better?

Last week I was on vacation and I did alot of thinking...trying to figure out where to go in my business. Sometimes it's so overwhelming! I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE what I do but how do I balance it all? I feel that I'm at at the point to where changes need to made and to be honest, I just don't know what direction to take! I was up early this morning and I just stayed in my bed and prayed...it was quiet and I could talk to God...just me and Him, searching and crying out to Him for answers...and then a peace came...I still don't have an answer but in that still small voice, I was reminded "to be still and know that I am God".

I don't know about you but that is so hard for me! If any of you know me, I'm NOT one to "be still"! I want things done NOW and fast and let's move on...but you know what? I'm going to "be still" from now on! I still don't have the answers but God has brought me this far and I know he will reveal in HIS perfect timing! This business has been built on God and I will continue that way...waiting on Him, following His instructions...I can't do it any other way.

Maybe you are feeling the same way today too...I don't have all the answers but just remember to stop what you are stressing about and just "be still"...Ok? Oh and wrap your arms around yourself...that's a hug from me to you...a hug from a friend always helps too! :)



  1. Wow this was right on today! Thanks!!

  2. It's very, very hard to be still. I had a very hard time with that, I will pray and then go 'help' God by doing this or that. Now, after 8 yrs of having a life changing event (health), I have gotten better. HE is in control and HE only has plans 'for you to prosper'
    Put all at HIS feet and then do what in my opinion is the hardest, leave it there, don't pick it back up.
    Hugs :o)

  3. I seriously adore you!!! You are an amazing person!

  4. I really can't wait to attend one of your workshops and meet you. I love your honesty. I'm just starting my business and with two small kids I know I need to take it slow.

  5. Amazing how many of the signs we overlook in our daily life. God speaks to us every day, the question is just if we are paying attention. God loves you and has an amazing plan for you. Wishing you the best!

  6. Wow, yes, its seems, there are those times, when I wish crawling back under those covers, would help me find all the answers...Thanks for sharin, and bare ing, your heart to us!! Prayers for direction for sure...I love your photography, but sounds like its getting overwhelming a little...I had a friend once say, that once something you love doing, becomes, not that...its then, it turns into a job...not a passion...get back to where the passion was in it all...I'll keep ya in my prayers, and love love love your blog and photography!! hugs n love, Lisa!!