Sunday Snapshot {disheveled princess}


Our little princess was looking quite disheveled after one really good meltdown.  

BLOG bottom lip up by fence

We took her back to Brookgreen Gardens (see my previous post) and on the way there she even said "Lily no sad". 

She was happy as could be until I took her out of her wagon...guess she forgot about the "no sad" deal she made with me :).  She LOVES the wagon that we take her in to the beach and it was not in her plan for me to take her out of it...guess I forgot to inform her of my plan :)

Tears erupted and I'm sure the people enjoying to the evening concert in the gardens were not amused with our little princess!

BLOG sad face with crown

Once the tears subsided I was getting ready to "fix her up" before taking any pictures but decided to capture a few expressions of our disheveled little girl.  

I'm so glad I did.  

BLOG profile by the fence

There is something about these pictures that draw me in and melt my heart.  

These are honest, real, emotions...captured in the moment.  

BLOG close up smelling flowers

This is a lot like me at times...

I try to "fix myself up" and look the part when God sees my disheveled, broken heart.  

He doesn't want me to come to Him trying to look perfect.

All He asks is that I come...

broken and willing to be changed....

submitting "my plan" to HIS desires for my life.

BLOG looking up at mom

II Timothy 4:8 says...

"there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will award to me on that Day..."  

BLOG looking down at flowers

a crown of righteousness for me...
a sinner, broken and in need of a Savior.  

BLOG looking through the gate

Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trail, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him."  James 1:12

BLOG arch in garden

the crown of life...

BLOG crowing gaga

...waiting for you and for me.  

BLOG kissing gaga

Camera: Cannon 5D Mark iii
85 mm f/1.2
Settings for the first picture
SS 1/200
ISO 500

Photos were process using some "add some drama" from 
Florabella's Classic Color and a little texture from 
Sarah Gardner's Beyond the Lens texture set.  

Be sure and stop by Stefanie's blog to see more Sunday Snapshots and be praying for her sweet son Jude as he recovers from recent surgery.

Ni Hao Yall


Kate said...

A dishelveled princess is my VERY favorite kind. Such a great post with beautiful photos. It sure does look like a beautiful graden!!!

Cheri said...

The last pic melts mt heart. Love it.

Elaine said...

I don't know you, but wanted to tell you that I love your blog. I love reading about you and your family. It's very inspirational. Thank you for sharing your lives!

the meaklims said...

Your pictures always capture reality, and these ones are no exception. She is gorgeous and her tilted crown is the perfect accessory!


Diane said...

Oh my gosh Amy, I love your new blog!!!! Lily could not be more precious in these photos!!! Your photography is ALWAYS so beautiful...so natural...so soft. You truly inspire me:) Thank you!!!
Happy Friday!
God Bless,

Half Gaelic, Half Garlic! said...

i adore her and your new bloggy look!!!

I know that you said things did not go exactly as planned, but I sure love what you were able to capture....... Whether disheveled or perfectly put together, Lily just radiates beauty!!!

Another fabulous series Amy.

Hope you girls have a great week.



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