In early October, we set out for a conference that we knew little about. Adventure Always was three consecutive days being filled with joy, friendship, knowledge & love. we sat in the long beach airport awaiting our flight home, discussing the impact we felt and how we felt moved on an emotional and professional level. We knew things needed to change when we got home & we couldn’t wait to begin.
we returned home…a few days passed… life started to happen…and, well… we went back to our normal routine, changing what felt like nothing.
We felt let down with ourselves knowing we wanted to make change and yet we couldn’t seem to set ourselves in motion.
Over the few weeks we’ve been re-living the conference through other photographer’s blog posts, online forums, and quick browses through our notes from the conference. We’re beyond thankful for these reminders that have brought us back to the conference and to a place of knowing there is still something asleep inside, waiting for us to make our changes. Knowing this has got to be the first step to change, right?
It took us a while to want to post anything about the conference because we were scared that we are the only ones that have fallen back into the way things were before we left. But heck, we’re sharing anyway.
We’ve decided to share these photos, admitting we need to be kinder with ourselves along this journey. We know the spark of wanting to change has been lit, and while it might be taking us a little longer to set the wheels in motion, we’re grateful for where we’re at this moment.
The biggest thing for us is to continue to love every moment even if it doesn’t feel like a change or where we think we want to be. It’s where we are at the moment. honoring that moment as good & important (just as well as the future moments that will come). is part of the adventure. always.