Circa 2016

Reminiscing Fully Focused’s journey in 2016… This has been the biggest year for Fully Focused so far! Yay! This year included so many great changes for my business. To my clients, you make my job lovely. I love capturing your beautiful moments and milestones. In starting Vision Colletive, we gained lifelong photog friends. I can’t… Continue reading Circa 2016

Vision Collective

What can I say about this group of people? These are people I never expected. People I never thought I could become so close with in such a short amount of time… People that meet weekly to talk about photography, about Jesus and share life together… I’d say, why didn’t we think of this sooner? This… Continue reading Vision Collective

Article Offbeat

Where are you on your Jesus journey? Are you just starting out, heard the Gospel since you were born? Wherever you’re at, I think there is an innate feeling in all of us that desires to do something different. We’re all just a little too scared to try it. Even though I started following Jesus… Continue reading Article Offbeat

Marketed by Mission

In a world full of “ME” messages, how will you be known? How do you market yourself? By market, I mean what’s your favorite way to spend your time? What are you constantly dreaming about or thinking about? Are you marketed by fashion? By art? By chemistry? By exercise? Are you marketed by how many RTs… Continue reading Marketed by Mission

When It Hits You All At Once…

Anybody else been feeling somewhat overwhelmed lately? Like you don’t just have one big decision to process, but more like ten big decisions? That’s how it’s been in the Bathon household over the past few months. Ok, so I’m being dramatic when I say we have 10 big decisions, but sometimes it can feel this… Continue reading When It Hits You All At Once…

Fall/Winter Date Ideas In Southern Illinois

1. Go for a bike ride on SIU campus. You can stop at Starbucks in the Stud Center first! 2. Explore the Carbondale Farmers Market. 3. Bonfire party with s’mores (more couples maybe?). 4. Board game/cards night (one of our favorites). 5. Bowling 6. Try out some of our local restaurants (Pita Alley, Mackies, Longbranch… Continue reading Fall/Winter Date Ideas In Southern Illinois

Stillness: A Lost Art

When did activity and amusement take over our lives? When did Parks and Rec become more important than going to the Park with friends? For me, distraction is a constant, unwanted friend that won’t leave me alone. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all about a good ‘ole Leslie Knope pick-me-up or an Andy Dwyer mishap,… Continue reading Stillness: A Lost Art