Alyssa Karis@alyssa.karis

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‣ Capturing Simple + Extraordinary moments
‣ Creator │ Coffee Drinker │ Journeyer │
📍: Denver║Next: New Zealand

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Alyssa Karis

This sweet little girl is turning 1 this weekend, so I wanted to share some of my favorite pictures from her birthday. This was truly such an honor to capture. I feel so incredibly blessed to be able to document some of life’s most important moments. Chelsea, you are a treasure of a friend 🖤


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Alyssa Karis

I miss summer time and Lexi. That is all


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Alyssa Karis

Happy Halloweenie!!!!🎃 My plans include eating copious amounts of tacos and binge watching the new Sabrina series (and crying because October is almost over)🤷🏼‍♀️👻 Hope everyone stuffs their faces with all the candy and has a v spoopy day.


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Alyssa Karis

You can carry gifts like burdens
Cause once you have a thing that you love
You spend your time worrying that you’re losing it


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Alyssa Karis

Was going through some old journals thismorning and came across something I wrote about a year ago: “Your heart was dirty. I took your broken heart & I put it in my own chest where it stopped beating on the cross. It was there that your heart of dirt died & I replaced it with my own clean heart. That is the heart that beats inside you now. It is pure and new, just like you. You are a sacrifice worth making”


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Alyssa Karis

I got to stay with my favorite aunt this week. It’s always been her dream to have a little potting shed in her yard. When she married my uncle, he built her this. She told me how she stole all of the windows from a neighbor that was throwing them away. The chairs were left in the “throw away” pile when my great aunt passed away—they are now refurbished and well loved. Each item had its own story in this little shed of hers. This was a week that I will treasure.


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This is a happy place. This is a happy friend. This is happy.


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Alyssa Karis

Hi 👋 I’m Alyssa!
I’m usually the one taking the pictures, so here’s a rare picture of my own face. 📷 @meganarcher
Thanks for making me look cute 😉


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Alyssa Karis

The wind yesterday was like silk. Smooth and gentle through the leaves.
The leaves fell.
In accordance with their namesake, they leave.
They let go and released to the pull.
Unafraid they fall.
They Trust the process.
They die without fear.
The tree is larger still.
Peace

Spring will come and there will be new growth. The tree trusts in that.. and so will I


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Alyssa Karis

Today, I should have done homework. I should have read and written and learned and worked. I should have I should have I should have...... But instead, I sat in my room and created. I allowed myself space to sit play with light.
And I remembered that I actually do love this hobby of mine. ————————————————————————
I’m really inspired by cloudy days. I love how the light diffuses and peace feels tangible in the air. Today, I’m glad I took time to embrace that peace, pick up my camera and dance around my room. It’s important to embrace passion when it comes.


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Alyssa Karis

It’s Megan’s birthday tomorrow. One time she flew to Colorado and slept on my floor and made me tacos. Another time, I flew to Portland and I slept in her bed and she made me tacos again. Thanks for always making me tacos and loving people with open arms. You are a treasure to know. Cheers to another year of strange cyber-friendship (and real life friendship too). Can’t wait to eat tacos with you in a few weeks 🌮😘


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