Thursday, March 12, 2015

my time machine



Say Love from Candace Chaney on Vimeo.

Meet Holly and Peter with their new baby, Abram.  Ten years ago, I was just like Holly minus the adorable dimples and spotless house.  Being new clients, I had never met them before but as I walked into their country home, Peter and Holly loving on baby Abram and their puppy Sage was a sort of time machine to me.  Ten years ago, Jack and I were doing the same things on little sleep and lots of love.   

Lord knows I haven't gotten it all right in the motherhood department over these past years, but I have known Love as the Sustainer, the Food, the thing you live on when "the days aren't easy and the nights are rough."
lyrics from The Avett Brothers' song "Living on Love," art by Meg Bethard
 For Holly and Peter, Psalm 121 comes to mind:

I lift up my eyes to the mountains—
    where does my help come from?
My help comes from the Lord,
    the Maker of heaven and earth.
He will not let your foot slip—
    he who watches over you will not slumber;
indeed, he who watches over Israel
    will neither slumber nor sleep.
The Lord watches over you—
    the Lord is your shade at your right hand;
the sun will not harm you by day,
    nor the moon by night.
The Lord will keep you from all harm—
    he will watch over your life;
the Lord will watch over your coming and going
    both now and forevermore.

Lift up your eyes, your help comes from the Lord.  Love.  

1 comment:

The Powers That Be said...

BEAUTIFUL! What a gift to this family that they will cherish forever. You are so talented, my friend. :)