After a month of living in what felt like victorious grace, I yelled at my firstborn son.
It began as these thingsView full post »
You were just a hope last October.
You were curled up inside me, dancing unseen, and your hiccups were myView full post »
Before I made this commitment to not raise my voice for one year, I was not living a life of congruence, and I stillView full post »
I have been delaying writing this post for some time now.
First I knew I needed to do something, but wasn’t sureView full post »
I help him pack his lunch, lay out his new uniform and tie his cap on tight. It is the first day for him to follow inView full post »
The notification pops up in my email… A claim for an automobile accident on our insurance.
I was in aView full post »
When a babe is born, time alters.
We count it in days and then weeks instead of months and years.
There is eating andView full post »
I have been quiet lately.
I have still taught my children, talked to acquaintances, worked, laughed and argued with myView full post »
He tells me “I’m Arthur King, and you’re mine princess.”
I have beenView full post »
“How do we learn to see in the dark? It begins with a vow of watchfulness. By standing still – weView full post »
“Would you go to heaven? There is a sign you must stand beside where the man with the cigarette takes theView full post »
My friends loaned me a documentary of Sally Mann to watch. It had life, death and some nakedness in it.
IView full post »
The words come first this time.
I did not love my husband.
I toyed with the wording inside my mind, trying toView full post »
“that is the only purpose grand enough for a human life. Not just to love but to persist in love.” View full post »
I didn’t want to know the ocean
I didn’t think I had the strength for it’s uncertainty,View full post »
We have a tiny yard, at the home we don’t own, that we live in, right by the beach.
It has a chain linkView full post »
I have been feeling a bit stuck recently. I want so badly to make images of the quality other artistsView full post »
I wake up, bleary.
Hoping for a few minutes to rouse courage for the day, a few moments of quiet first as the sunView full post »
A friend recently posted a quote from a favorite author, Donald Miller – “If the people who have what weView full post »
I had a disappointing week. After hard work and recent days filled with unexpected joys and pleasant surprises, thisView full post »
I am writing these words to hold onto. Crafting them like a lifeboat, to carry me
Pen to paper I write them intoView full post »
I think I may have finally come to believe in the work of motherhood, in the artistry.
I wantedView full post »
This is my life. 26 minutes of it.
Put this on repeat all day long and sometimes into the night and you can view theView full post »
“They were born of our young and eager love” – from the movie The Family Man
They wereView full post »
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