These are a few of my favorite stills from a college photography class. We spent a few hours along the Arkansas River on the River Walk Trail in Tulsa, Oklahoma. I love the stark contrast of these shots, gorgeous light provided by the setting sun and city lights.
Continue reading “Black and White Photography”
The other night I was working on some artwork for a friend’s birthday. Once complete, I was surprised to discover that four hours had passed! I had sacrificed time I could have spent doing homework (like studying for an exam that following day). However, I decided my efforts had been well worth the cost, because this was important to me: I really wanted to bless my friend and to show her how much I cared.
But then a question rose up within me. “Why don’t you spend this much time on Me?” Continue reading “Where Devotion is Due”
I stare through a doorway, the room within half cast in shadow. The young man within, Winona, sits behind his board of musical keys. His fingers dance across its surface, a soundless orchestration of melodies beyond my ears’ comprehension. A monotone rhythm is all I hear. Continue reading “Winona and His Rump”
A smile for me—honeycomb sweet,
On a face that is all my own;
Two radiant stars of a heavenly glow,
The focus of me alone;
Rustling locks of colorful grains,
To harvest by my own hands;
The face by which my dreams are made
And my foundation stands.