Stop consuming, start creating

Stop consuming, start creating

By Meghan Swartz By: Meghan Swartz As I’ve tried to slow down, I’ve noticed how much we are conditioned to consume and at the same time conditioned not to notice it. It’s one of those things that just is: the radio is always on, the super Walmart is...
What the Trees Told Me

What the Trees Told Me

By Meghan Swartz I asked the park ranger at the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest visitor center about the tiny, potted bristlecone pine sapling they had on display, assuming it was planted a few months ago. The pine was only a few inches tall, barely peeking over the...
Rediscovering the Real Church

Rediscovering the Real Church

By Meghan Swartz  Through my camera lens, I saw a woman who was probably used to being overlooked. Her mischievous smile gave her a sense of innocence, but her cheeks, gaunt from missing teeth, betrayed her. She had been through something and my guess as to what it...