“Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.” -Marianne Williamson
I almost forgot that today Jude turned 14 months old! Coming home from church today, I realized I want for my child and future children to always be my number one clients. I never want to become so busy that I stop capturing their journey throughout life. Today’s little backyard shoot made me realize just how determined Jude is to move from Point A to Point B. That little focused face of his and his little duck lips made me smile from ear to ear and it’s not just when we’re at home that he has me smiling.
Recently, we were riding on BART and learned a very important lesson from my one year old son. It didn’t matter the color of their skin, the clothes they were wearing, what they were carrying in their hand, or what physical condition they were in…Juju smiled for everyone. He waved to everyone. He gave each person a little bit of his joy. I hope he never loses that gift and I hope I never stop learning from his childlike sweetness. Thank you for reminding me that joy should always be shared.