Part 1 | How I Shot The 2017 Great American Eclipse

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“The best laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men often get laid asunder.” ~ Robert Burns Full disclosure: I didn’t know that a total solar eclipse was going to happen. WHOOPS. I kinda feel pretty silly admitting that, but alas ’tis true. My friend Howard made a passing comment about “the eclipse next year”, to which I thought to myself “What the what?” And thus my adventure began. You see, up until late 2016 I mainly tracked tornadoes and Milky Way visibilities to shoot, along with humans in candid mode in my international travels. But an eclipse? I thought you needed …

Life Principle | Purpose To Love, Honor Others More Than Ourselves

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“In whatever you do, don’t let selfishness or pride be your guide. Be humble, and honor others more than yourselves. Don’t be interested only in your own life, but care about the lives of others too.” ~ Philippians 2:3-4 There are a lot of sermons on loving others, but what does that actually look like? Christ’s love happens when you love others when it’s difficult. If you harbor annoyance in your heart towards someone, then you don’t harbor love for them. If your annoyance leads you to ignore or avoid them, then you do not love them. If any negative …