I had the opportunity to meet up with Tracy and Steve and their boys at the beach the other day. Their three boys are spaced out very close to what my three are and I know what that means….lots of messing around and laughing and crazy…and I love it! They are a sweet crew and it was fun to see Steve tackle and play with them and their mama hug and kiss and melt them, because as active as these boys are, they love their mom and she adores them. In between the playing around with the boys (and I did leave some ones of the fray in their gallery because they are so fun!), it was really lovely to see the care and easy affection between Steve and Tracy.
Their family goes to my church and I’ve just gotten to meet them the past year or two through a parenting class and then the big boys went to kids’ camp last summer. It’s hard to tell from these active pictures but they are in the middle of a battle against cancer that Tracy has. Their trust in the Lord’s unfailing love, commitment to their family and support of their community is a big testimony. They appreciate prayer and encouragement.
These photos are the “before” ones as Tracy is heading into some intensive treatments and I look happily forward to the “after” pictures that we’ll do at the end of this cancer journey of these five who clearly love each other! It ended up being a chilly afternoon and SUPER windy when we got together. Tracy was a trooper and Steve just encouraged the boys to run and warm up. I do love that we were able to do the photos at Dash Point where the family spends a lot of time.
I hope these photos will be a blessing to you, Steve and Tracy!
If you are interested in a “before” and “after” session if your family is walking through a season of battling a disease like cancer or something else, please send me a message. There’s a lot of love to capture during the journey.