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(Photo credit: Megan Russell Photography)

This is a quiet place for me. A place to sit down and think. To write out my heart, share my life, and how I see things through my camera lens.

I’m a wife to an amazing husband. Mother of three. I’m a writer and photographer. I’m a foody and a knitter. A reader and a coffee lover. A country girl at heart.

Dancing by the Light pretty much sums up the way I view life. I’m a child of Jesus who seeks to live life in the light of Christ. And this is where I share that life with you, should you care to join me. It’s a simple attempt to find beauty in everyday places. Joy in hardship. Rest in the struggle. Encouragement in unexpected places.

If you want to drop me a line, feel free in the space below.

6 Comments leave one →
  1. October 23, 2009 4:27 am

    recently read your article “The Practice of Prayer” on the Ungrind website , and liked the content.
    I am the editor of a small, quarterly family-issues magazine in Israel. We distribute about 1,000 copies each of the Hebrew and Russian-language 16-page magazine called Beyneu to Christians in Israel. The magazine is free and is supported by the Israeli Pro-Life office. The purpose is to strengthen the families thru the women, and also educate them on Pro-Life related issues.

    I would very much like to translate and publish the above named article in our magazine. Our next issue comes out end December and includes articles on educating children, building up marriages, and other women’s issues
    Would you consider allowing us to include your article in our line-up?

    We will, of course, give you credit as the author of the article, and include a more detailed credit at the end of the article, if you wish.(not more than two lines).

    Because the article needs to be translated and then edited before publication, I am under deadline to collect my stories. If you could let me know if this is acceptable to you within the next few days I would very much appreciate it.

    Thank you for considering this request, and warm greetings from Israel,

    Maayan Leonard
    Editor Beynenu Magazine,

  2. February 11, 2010 2:41 pm

    I’m so glad I clicked over to your site from your comment on mine! From your about me, you seem like a person I would love to hang out at Starbucks with! 🙂 Your site is beautiful and I look forward to reading more that you have to say!

  3. April 19, 2010 1:38 pm


    I saw that you reference Twelve Extradordinary Women on your blog. Perhaps you could let your readers know that they can give this book to all the women in their church this Mother’s Day for less than $2 each? The link is found at

    Our donors and board are passionate about getting classic Christian books into the hands of men and women – any support you could give would be a blessing!

    David Delk
    President, Man in the Mirror

  4. May 6, 2010 2:57 pm

    how cool!

    i am a twin.

  5. September 29, 2010 3:41 pm

    So nice to meet you! I just subscribed to your blog via email.

  6. Jon permalink
    May 14, 2012 9:15 pm

    Hey, I like your handyman logo and am wondering if you could design me one?

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