Wordless Inspiration for Your Weekend

by | Feb 1, 2014 | Sabbath, Weekend


It’s as if God whispered, “They need to rest,” and our small patch of the earth froze while waiting to return to life as we know it. And sometimes when the world tilts an extravagant heaviness of worry, he turns rain into snow, blankets the beach in ice, and you remember beauty is what makes your heart thump. Just long enough to have fun with your camera, sip hot chocolate, and wear yoga pants for longer than seems reasonable.

Whether forced or anticipated, may your Sabbath be a melting of life as usual — a wordless surrender to trust.

Happy Sabbath Friends!

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It is a gift to capture emotion like this as a photographer.

These exquisite photos have been shared millions of times, literally, but in case you missed it, you’re in for a treat.

This takes being productive during your children’s naptime to new heights.

I got lost here one day and the photo’s evoked so much emotion I used a whole ball of tissue.  Be prepared to be awed by her talent.

In community with Sandy and Deidra.

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  1. Sandra Heska King

    Frozen in time to rest. Beautiful photos, Shelly. Beautiful. Enjoy some melting this weekend. Love you.

  2. Caryn Jenkins Christensen

    Love that you were able to have fun all week with your camera. Beautiful, calming photos.

  3. Alyssa Santos

    Inspiring, my friend. The truest trust is a wordless surrender, quiet, humble…

  4. Trinity

    How refreshing would that be – to enjoy snow on a hot summer day! Visiting from the Sunday Community.

  5. Linda@Creekside

    Ah, Shelly, you’ve captured the freeze, the thaw, the sparkling beauty of transition …

  6. Debby Ray

    Shelley…your frozen photos are breathtaking! what beauty God can create in ANY kind of weather!

    Blessings, Debby

  7. Marty

    What a delightful blessing for our Sabbath…may it be so for you as well!
    I’ve posted many similar wintery images this week…not often that our neck of the woods gets that kind of icy beauty and we so enjoyed it!

  8. Deidra

    I’m just back from Joy’s site. Beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

  9. Anna Cook

    Oh such beautiful words for our Sunday Sabbath with awesome pics..thankyou so much xo

  10. Lisa

    Deep heart breathed spirit moments in each image….love these.

  11. Kim Vander Poel

    Shelly, I hopped over here from Deidra’s site…what a treat and blessing you are! I love your site and excited to read more! Thanks for sharing these pics!

  12. June

    Beautiful images, Shelly. Hope your Sunday was blessed.

  13. Judy


    Visiting from the Sunday Community! Love the top photo especially and the verse. Beautiful!


  14. Joanne Norton

    It’s been so long since I’ve “seen” you. Always look forward to your photos. Did beautifully, as usual. Thank you much. You just grabbed me, again!

  15. Paula

    Oh, my goodness, you did get a lot of ice! Beautiful photos and words!

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