I've been keeping journals since I was in the 3rd grade and I'm so glad to share some of my most intimate life moments with you here!  Here, you'll find inspirational and encouraging stories of me and other broken people like me. We are all jars of clay who have been afflicted in every way, but not crushed...struck down by not destroyed.  Here, you do NOT have the right to remain silent, so as you read, grab your favorite snack and drink and leave a comment...share YOUR story. I can't wait to connect with you in this beautiful safe space. 

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Sachel 

Trusting God with the Pieces

Coming to a true place of surrender is a process. It’s not something that just happens overnight. And let me tell you this process is NOT easy. It’s a day by day…hour, by hour, minute by minute…shoot sometimes it’s a second by second process. Why? Because it’s a battle of the flesh. But let me tell you: it’s in the surrender that you really see God. My puzzle isn’t even closed to being finished. But just like my life, one day it will be. And when it is, I know it’ll be a beautiful masterpiece…all because I chose to surrender to the process.

May 5, 2023

A pile of Puzzle Pieces captured by Sachel Samone Photography

Clay Jar Convos, My Journey, My Sister's Keeper

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BABY ADELEYE MAKES THREE | ATHENS, GA MATERNITY SESSION

Pregnancy and motherhood are the most beautiful and significantly life-changing events I have ever experienced. It has taught me the important necessity of living in the moment, giving (and receiving) grace, being at peace and surrendering the things I can’t control. It’s humbled me in ways I wasn’t quite ready to be humbled and because […]

April 11, 2019

Athens, Maternity Sessions, Motherhood

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MATT + KENDALL | EUROPA VILLAGE WINERY WEDDING | TEMECULA, CA

This wedding was incredibly special to me for so many reasons. First of all, it took place at a winery. Anyone who knows me, knows I appreciate a great glass of cabernet and not only does Europa Village produce wines that are masterpieces in their own right, but the entire venue looks like something out of […]

November 3, 2018

MATT + KENDALL | EUROPA VILLAGE WINERY WEDDING | TEMECULA, CA

2018 Blogs, SSTravels, Wedding, Wine

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THE WAYS | HENDERSON BEACH STATE PARK FAMILY SESSION

There is something really magical about the sunsets here on the Emerald Coast. It’s honestly one of my favorite times to be outside or sit at the beach. The colors are peaceful, I feel especially close to God and everywhere you turn, the scenery looks like something out of a painting. So naturally, photographing these […]

September 26, 2018

2018 Blogs, Emerald Coast Family Sessions

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I GOT BAPTIZED!

This past Sunday, I got re-baptized. Now, I’ve been trying for days to put my feelings into words, but the truth is, I’m not sure if I can. But I am really going to try. Getting baptized was…probably one of THE most freeing things I’ve done in a long time. Even though I got baptized […]

July 31, 2018

2018 Blogs, Faith, personal, THIS IS 30

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