captureing: love.beauty.joy is my passion
Fruits of the spirit
Fruit of the Spirit draws on our tremendous oral tradition, sharing the stories of some of the extraordinary elders in our community. This Legacy To Our Youth is an honest attempt to capture the essence of the Spirit of God in the lives of ordinary people. This was a passion project where I had the pleasure of interviewing and photographing elders along with my family.
Ethiopia:Love Beauty JoY
Ethiopia, in the Horn of Africa, is a rugged, landlocked country split by the Great Rift Valley. With archaeological finds dating back more than 3 million years, it’s a place of ancient culture. Among its important sites are Lalibela with its rock-cut Christian churches from the 12th–13th centuries.Through what people in the western world may call poverty, there's a truly love beauty and joy all around. Ethiopia is full of history, culture and it is somewhere every person should want to be. Ethiopia: Love Beauty Joy; Book published in 2009 to raise funds for the biftu academy and the Jelduh church to build infastructure .
Ghana: Love Beauty joy
Ghana, a nation on West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea, is known for diverse wildlife, old forts and secluded beaches, Colonial buildings and slave castles such as Elmina-turned-museums that serve as testimonials to the slave trade. The culture, the love and the people are smart, hard working and progressive. The door or no return is where many slaves walked through to never return back.
Antigua & Barbuda: Love Beauty Joy
Antigua and Barbuda is an independent Commonwealth country comprising its 2 namesake islands and several smaller ones. Positioned where the Atlantic and Caribbean meet, this is where slaves jumped ship during the slave trade. Its a place called Devil's Bridge on the north eastern point of Antigua a so called because many slaves reportably threw themselves in the rough sea in an attempt to commit suicide so there body would float back to Africa.