advent | day two.

Today is day 2 of #samjyogaadvent on my yoga-centered Instagram account, @samj_yoga , and our theme today is PRAISE. The verse I chose is a long one (it’s actually an entire Psalm) but it’s one of my most favorite songs of praise to the Lord in the Bible. I love it for all that it…

advent | day one.

Today, I began an Advent countdown on my Instagram account dedicated to my yoga practice and engaging in the yoga community. @samj_yoga One Christmas tradition I love but never had was Advent. I think for those of us on this side of the redemption story, it’s easy to forget that there was a time people…

beautiful things.

I brought this big fella out of storage and into the nook where I do yoga a little bit ago. It’s a shitty mat job (I did it myself years ago without the proper equipment – it’s sad) but I love him. I called him ‘the bone daddy’ after Jack Skellington form The Nightmare Before…

I’m a Christian, and a photographer, and would absolutely photograph a same-sex wedding.

I wrote this piece in May 2016, but never got around to publishing it. Which sucks because I spent a lot of time considering this topic. So here I am, a year and a half later, not even really a wedding photographer (semi-retired), and ready to publish. Figures. Oh, well. It’s a long one, though,…