She Makes Him Known - Portraits: Ica

Portraits: Ica

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“How are you?”

“I’m in a really good place right now.”

Lately, I’ve been taking the time to get in touch with a lot of my friends who are younger than me, and I find that they can teach me so much about humility, faith, and love.

My perception of the three have been tainted – not stained – by experience through the years that I’ve learned to simply humble myself, step back, and start rediscovering the goodness I can only fully understand and accept through someone else’s discerning heart and eyes.

I am grateful that there are people who continue to show me that I am human – limited, capable of hurting, and prone to error. Only in this light am I able to become the best I could and I pray to be.

Portraiture allows me to constantly show people that their beauty is a gift they can fully receive and revel in. This continues to give me purpose when I am doubtful about my journey. Others have stained the idea of beauty that it no longer becomes a woman’s source of power but of shame. I pray that I be given more opportunities to share this message to women everywhere.

Thank you for your effervescent light and love, Ica. Believe me when I say that you are so beautiful!

Photography, Styling, and Make-up: Elisa Aquino






COMMENTS

  • “Portraiture allows me to constantly show people that their beauty is a gift they can fully receive and revel in. This continues to give me purpose when I am doubtful about my journey. Others have stained the idea of beauty that it no longer becomes a woman’s source of power but of shame. I pray that I be given more opportunities to share this message to women everywhere.”

    This is so beautiful. I agree that the concept and standards of beauty are becoming so contrived nowadays and it’s starting to become a source of insecurities instead of it becoming a source of empowerment for women all over the world. I believe that true beauty comes from within: kindness, humility, intellect, honesty, genuineness and being confident in yourself is what makes a woman truly beautiful. And your portraits emit that kind of feeling. I really love you, your work and what you stand for. I’m a fan. 🙂

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