you could've been there (& the other part is so glad you weren't!) - to see ALL the blooper shots - spanned over two photo shoots in as many days due to uncooperative dogs, people making weird faces or looking away, incorrect camera setting, .... Finally we threw perfection expectations to the wind & decided to throw snowballs instead(!) ... & low & behold THAT very last pic is the one that best reflects our family for real (SOooo NOT perfect!) & qualified as a Kodak moment worth capturing & worthy of the highly regarded spot on the front of our Christmas cards this year :)
Hmmm.... there's a lesson hidden in there relating to Christmas in general. If you're able to find it, you will have found our gift to you!
Having trouble? Well - we really want you to find it....so - here's a hint:
(chances are it will be more focused/less stressful that way :)
those who are being made holy.
Hebrews 10:14 (NIV)