Goals. Dreams. Planning. These are some of my favorite words. Just yesterday I was thinking that I need to put my ideas down onto paper for goals I want to accomplish with photography. I often have many thoughts floating around in my head that don't become real until I actually put in some physical effort to work toward completing them. This is all good stuff, obviously! But sometimes I realize that I have totally left God out. How am I to succeed or create anything truly beautiful without first looking to God? With all the competition, especially in photography, I have found peace knowing that I don't have to fight my way to the top, or to my next client, or to have the best everything in order to be good enough. Not only that, but the level of depth and meaning increases so much when I turn to God and ask him to lead the direction and growth of my dreams.