What about when you’re alone with your boyfriend or future boyfriend?
Countless friends have recently asked me this question, and I feel as though it is such a hard battle to face and discuss. I tried my best to be understanding and transparent, and every time I prayed about this for my sweet friends, a word kept coming to my mind: boundaries.

Be the Girl with Mel & Janell


Having to navigate through dating (that’s a whole other blog for another day!).
Feeling the pressure to look good enough to attract someone.
Third-wheeling. The single life is no easy thing. Here's a perspective to challenge you right where you are during this season.

If You're Single (and Tired of It)


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I was excited to hear that Delight was needing posts on contentment, because it’s a feeling that I – along with most other people! – sometimes struggle with. Honestly, I think it’s human nature to always want more, believe that we need more…and today’s world just pushes that idea to the brink. There’s always a […]


Looking for the Good by Molly Wantland

for years i’ve had this stash of embroidery thread from my grandmother. it’s gotten used for so many things and pretty soon i’ll have to replenish my supply:) it has come in handy for wrapping packages, making necklaces, hanging things, driftwood photo frames, and of course embroidery. i’m all about supplies looking pretty when they […]


Have you ever felt like you were headed in the opposite direction of your goals and dreams? I’m not talking about the times where we know we’re supposed to do one thing and decide to do something else instead. I’m talking about when you feel like you have heard from God about the direction of […]


“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!  Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near.  Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your […]

Spiritual Growth

by: Kathleen Clipper  I used to think life could be shared with anyone, but now I know choosing the right people is pretty important. – Love Does, Chapter 18 A few month ago I started reading Love Does, by Bob Goff, and it quickly climbed up my list of Favorite Books I’ve Ever Read. The […]

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‘Look at each other and smile!’  ‘Pretend I’m not here and act naturally’  ‘Make out for the next couple minutes’ (While I shove a big camera & lens in your face). Sound familiar? If you’re a portrait photographer who attempts to photograph people in natural poses with natural expressions it can get tricky. Unless you […]


I was inspired by an old dictionary in my project bin, and the result was these cute little notes! Old dictionarys (the older the better, right?!) can be found at thrift stores, yard sales, flea markets, book sales & your grandmother’s attic:) (Just be sure it’s not needed anymore before you tear into it!) Newsprint […]


“It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.” Galatians 5:1 NIV read the whole passage here

Spiritual Growth

1. Tell us a little bit about yourself. Hi there! My name is Suzy VanDyke, and my husband & I are full time wedding photographers. Our studio is smack dab in the middle of downtown Los Angeles, but we are so blessed to travel all over the world shooting gorgeous weddings! I love Jesus and […]

Spiritual Growth

For more information, check out:  Ellie Be  THE LONG + SHORT OF IT // A WORKSHOP FOR DREAMERS storyteller : a person who tells stories dreamer : a visionary authentic : true to one’s own personality, spirit, or character When I first thought about doing a workshop, I was honestly thinking, “What would I talk […]

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by: Katie of On The Fly Photography God created you. He formed you, knew you, and had designs for you before you were even born. Don’t you know what that means? Your personality, the things you love about yourself, God made you just that way. But it gets better, because our God is so much […]

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