Sunday Morning Light

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I took this photo with my Samsung smartphone while I was ushering last Sunday at Church of the Holy Spirit in Lebanon, NJ. The reason why I took the photo is not overly obvious thanks to the quality of my cell phone camera.

What caught my eye was Fr. Phil was illuminated nicely from a light above and I wanted to try and capture the moment. He was giving a sermon to the children.

Heaven Must Have Needed Another Engineer

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I’ve been trying to write this post for several days now. I originally wanted the title to be something traditional like “Rest in Peace Cliff” or something similar but that just didn’t seem right for him.

Cliff’s passing has been a shock for myself and many at my church and community. I had the pleasure of calling Cliff not only a faithful member of our church but a friend as well. I’ve been to his house several times tinkering with his computers and had the pleasure of photographing he and his family in the current pictorial journal for the church (this photo was taken in fall of 2009).

Cliff’s wife Sharon has the challenge of continuing on with three young daughters.

In lieu of flowers, donations are being accepted for the Tanzler Children’s College Fund. Checks may be made payable to

“College Choice Advisor 529 Plans”
c/o Sean Stuczynski
A2 Wealth Management
843 N. State Road 135, Suite A
Greenwood, IN 46142

Let There Be Light

The new chanderliers! One of them at least...

I was going to blog about how I slaved away helping at my church yesterday painting the parish hall. But instead I decided to post a photo I took of one of the new chandeliers.

I particularly like how the new lights show the warmth of the wood in the ceiling. The old lights were mounted on top and were directed down and you never really noticed the wood tones of the ceiling.

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