More Joy Welcomed in N.Y. Times Pictures of the Day

photo by K.B. Medford

photo by K.B. Medford

The N.Y. Times Pictures of the Day are a dependable source of inspiration for photographers.  They trend with the news which is currently resplendent with grief and pain from locations like the Ukraine, Iraq, and Ferguson, Missouri.

The images have become repetitive with bombed out buildings, makeshift coffins carried by wailing families, and of soldiers being beaten or beating.

I was particularly proud of my wife who captured this moment during the  baptism of  the son of a close cousin at The Resurrection Lutheran Church in Cameron, S.C.

Lutherans believe that baptism is a gift of salvation which can be fulfilled by committed good families and communities.

Let’s pray for more joyful images (and  supportive) communities like this …

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