Category Archives: Personal

Sonya Ruth Photography Announcement        One year ago, I closed my photography business.  I knew something needed to change. I had been exchanging God’s glory for my own glory, pursuing photography with passion, while neglecting my ministry as a mother and wife. I was escaping my frustrations by being busy instead of stewarding […]

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     My heart is pounding as I type these words out, I’m not really sure why. Maybe it’s because I started this journey as a “photographer” 6 years ago and now so much has changed. Just after six months my business was thriving and it didn’t stop. I worked hard to build it; there […]

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I’ve written a personal blog post at least 20 times in the past 4 months. I just never hit publish. I’m not sure if I have “writer’s block” or if God was still speaking to me.. but I’ve had a lot to learn the past 11 months since Steven came home. For those who followed my […]

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This blog post is going to be personal. I mean I usually post stuff from my personal life, but this is going to be deeper than that. During the past three months I’ve never felt the feelings of failure as much as I did. Most people ask me “how do you do it all?” Or […]

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The outfits are laid out. The floors are mopped. The fridge is stocked. Pantry filled with your favorite goodies. I bought you new socks, underwear, and undershirts. Yet this all does not feel real. Throughout this deployment I’ve had to close off some emotions. This is how I stay “strong” throughout the deployment. I don’t […]

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