Savoring the sweet moments makes the difficult ones more bearable.

meg | iPhone 7+

Even the smallest traditions are beautiful, sacred, and significant; at the intersection of being passed from one generation to another, they hold heartbreak and joy all at once.

staci lee | canon 5Diii


Burdened for those I love, prayers and tears ascended like incense; I await answers.

meg | iPhone 6

As I contemplate all the gifts and bruises the grandmothers and mothers of my life have left; I wonder about the gifts and bruises I will be leaving my own children and grandchildren and legacy I am creating.

staci lee | canon 5D


Life can be sweet, like honey but it can also sting; I felt both the sweet and the sting this week.

meg | Sony RX 100
Life feels so full and a little unknown; holding onto love and the known is helping me live life to its fullness.

staci lee | Cannon 5D

week twenty-two

My creative juices felt clogged; wandering Los Angeles with my camera allowed my creativity to flow.

meg | Sony DSC RX 100
meg | Sony DSC RX 100

I felt pruned and weedy; I am confident the pruning will prepare me to fully bloom in my next season.

staci lee | Canon 5D

week twenty-one

Doubts, questions, and sorrow swept over me; sweet Peace flooded my soul.

meg | Sony DSC RX-100

I am savoring every last moment as homeschooling and child raising comes to an end;  my heart is excited and expectant for every new thing that is about to begin.

staci lee | Canon 5D

week twenty

I felt prickly, spiny and sharp towards others; love, patience and care from others soothed me.

meg | Sony DSC RX-100
meg | Sony DSC RX-100

I am holding a friend gently in her sorrow, just as the earth seems to be holding the fallen flowers of our jacaranda trees.

staci lee | Canon 5D
staci lee | Canon 5D