Archive for November, 2009

I am having trouble finding words worthy of describing my sister. My only sister.

She is the true embodiment of words like beautiful, loving, gracious, patient, generous, joyful, hilarious, adorable, warm, friendly, compassionate, gentle, sweet, and thoughtful but somehow even that list doesn’t even scratch the surface of who she is. She is the most genuinely selfless person I have ever met. Without contest. She gives with everything she has and forgives with even more. Her heart is pure and her passionate pursuit of life is 100% others-focused. I am constantly humbled by who she is and amazed that I get to be her sister.

So with that little glimpse of Melissa, you can safely assume that God would have prepared someone incredible to be her husband. Someone that would love, treasure, and honor her the way she deserves. That man is Sully Cook. And over thanksgiving I got to photograph them, to witness their love and its purity. And to be honest- these pictures are just a tiny window into what I saw.

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Camera

I borrowed this camera from my dad. He used to photograph my mom with it before I was even born. I have those images and they are a few of my favorite things.

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