Photo Session #6: Into the Woods

This Christmas, I've gotten to spend time with my family in Mississippi! It's been a bit colder and a tad quieter than other holiday times, but I'm (mostly!) okay with that. I've been able to spend some time working on creative projects and rest, looking up at the stars above. (That's the benefit of 40 acres outside of town.)

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Where Are You Christmas?

Later in the song, Faith sings, "If there is love in your heart and your mind / You will feel like Christmas all the time." I think that is why I'm okay to "roll with it." This year has taught me how easy it is to get caught up in surface-level, trivial things, which often cause us to miss out on important moments, conversations, and decisions. And, frankly, I don't want that to continue. Life's too short, and we're not promised tomorrow.

I don't know where are you this Christmas, but I hope you'll consider these few things. They've helped me as of late, and I believe they can help you too.

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goin' to jackson

goin' to jackson

They say that home is where the heart is. While my current home is in New York City, but it sure is nice to fly home to Mississippi every so often for good ole Southern food and welcomed conversation with family and friends. Last week, I was fortunate to do just that—I went home for the full week.

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cityscape {no. three}

While the city is a wonderful place to live, it's always good to sneak away for a few days to relax, so I hopped on a plane and headed south for home in Mississippi. February was the last time for me to be home and even that trip was a short one—a mere 36 hours. I've now been home for three days, and I feel all the more rejuvenated. I've gotten to see friends from school that hadn't seen in over a year, and I've spent time with grandparents and other extended family.

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