New Year Thoughts: Looking Backward & Forward

    Dena December 31, 2017

    These last two years of my life have, at once, been the most difficult and the most important of my life. One day, I will tell that story or at least the bits & pieces waiting patiently in my heart to be shared. But today, as the final hours of this precious & painful year slip away, I want to talk about what happened next, and mostly about what I…

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  • 5 Questions for Reflection

    Dena November 27, 2017

    Happy Monday, friends. I hope that you had a beautiful weekend. With Thanksgiving behind us and Christmas right around the corner, the time for reflecting is upon us. It’s the perfect time to take stock of all that has happened in the year behind us…

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  • Reflection in May

    Dena May 22, 2014

    The past few weeks have been non-stop. I’ve been really busy in good ways. Last weekend, I shot a beautiful wedding on Friday, did head shots for a recently published author on Saturday. On Sunday, we spent all day working in the yard. This week,…

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  • Overcome Suffering with Presence

    Dena November 2, 2010

    Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry—all forms of fear—are caused by too much future and not enough presence. —Eckart Tolle It’s no secret that I’ve been suffering. October has been rough. In addition to losing two pets, I’ve endured two painful injuries (shoulder & back) and…

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