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Meet Ryan | Central Crossing High School Senior | Inniswood Gardens | Grove City Senior Photographer

Ryan’s family goes to our church and he and his sister are in our student ministry. I also have the privilege of singing on the worship team with his dad who plays guitar. Ryan is an amazing athlete and he runs cross country – something I also did in high school and college (I got injured my freshman year and never was able to compete), so my love for the sport is some common ground for us. We walked around Inniswood Gardens in Westerville and chatted about life, running, and their summer plans to go see the Grand Canyon and some of the other amazing national parks out West. What a cool trip to take right before your last year of high school! His sister is learning about photography and her one request for their summer vacation was that it be somewhere she could take some good pictures. I’d say she’ll have no shortage of amazing locations to do just that!! I can’t wait to see them when they get back!!

For now, here are some of my favorite portraits from Ryan’s session! Congratulations… and I hope you break 16 minutes this fall!!!

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Mila | Our Daughter & Sister | June 22, 2016

You’re gonna want to read this whole thing…

This morning… Mila prayed to received Jesus!

We were reading through Milas bible this morning and came across the story where Jesus heals the blind man with mud.

I asked her if she thought I could heal her if she was blind. She said yes.

I said I could only heal you if Jesus helped me because He is God and I am not.

She said “okay, so if Jesus was here in this house, and I was blind, you and Jesus could heal me!”

I said, “yes that’s true. But guess what? Jesus is here now. Did you know that? Do you know where He is?”

She said no.

I told her He is in my heart and always with me.

She said “he’s in my heart too! And Titus heart!”

I said, He is not in Titus heart because he does not understand who Jesus is yet, but he’s learning! And Jesus comes into your heart when you ask him! Have you asked him that before?”

She said no.

Then…

I asked her if she knew what it meant to be a sinner. (She was completely locked in with me at this point!)

She said no.

I said “we sin when we do things wrong and don’t obey God. I do things wrong sometimes. Do you?”

She said Yes…

“That’s why we need to be forgiven. You know how we said ‘I’m sorry’ and then ‘I forgive you’? Because that’s what Jesus does for us when we ask him to forgive us.

She’s listening very intently.

Then I asked her if she knew that Jesus was perfect and never sinned. He never did anything wrong!

She said she knew that :)

And I told her that God says we have to be perfect to be with Him in heaven, but we have a problem… We sin and do things wrong all the time! That’s why Jesus came! He lived a perfect life and took our sin so we can live for God and go be with him someday.

And then I said Mila…

I have one more question…
It’s very important, so listen closely.

If you agree with me that you’re a sinner, do you want to pray and ask Jesus to come into your heart?

She nodded and said yes!

I said, okay, I need you to pray out loud with me then and repeat the prayer that I’m praying out loud and in your heart

She nodded and said yes!

Then she stood up and squealed and I said “Mila!! Jesus is in your heart now!!! This is amazing!!!

We need to celebrate today and make a cake and tell everyone it’s your Jesus birthday!! Lol”

So today, we are throwing plans out the window and baking a cake to celebrate that our daughter is now our sister in Christ!

 

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David + Jenn Wedding | Clintonville + Westerville Wedding Photographer | SNEAK PEAK

David + Jenn,

This is just a teaser… MORE TO COME!!:)I know you are headed to Cozumel in just a few days, so this is just a preview of your amazingly beautiful day!

Congratulations MR & MRS Mawhirter!!

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Meet Megan | Grove City High School |Creekside Gahana Senior Portraits | Senior Photographer

I am so grateful to be in student ministry and be able to spend time with sweet girls like Megan. Her family is a part of our church and has been nothing but loving, welcoming and supportive since we came. They open their home often to us and are always the most amazing hosts. We have enjoyed getting to know Megan and will be sad to watch her exit our ministry at the end of the summer. Best of luck to you sweetheart!

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Father’s Day 2016

This man is an amazing dad…and while we are blessed with two beautiful children, this pretty little girl has him around her finger. All for the best! I love that she’s a daddy’s girl and love that they are SO MUCH ALIKE. Couldn’t ask for more for my baby girl!

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