Raynna Myers: Writing & Photography

Follow Where Mercy Leads

The songs they brought…

Life is music and the songs come to us in so many ways. “…and I saw the mountains waking with the innocence of children, and my soul is still there with them wrapped in the songs they brought.” ~Richard Wayne Mullins For years I’ve been working towards restoring the old custom of reading aloud to our children. Parents throughout history have blessed their children with this pastime, and although some.. Read More

Portrait of a Father

We fished and watched the sun go down out at Jacobson Park in Lexington,KY today. Autumn has peaked, and watching the sun set over the water was the crescendo of a beautiful day. “Oh world, I cannot hold thee close enough! Thy winds, thy wide grey skies! Thy mists that roll and rise! Thy woods, this autumn day, that ache and sag And all but cry with colour!” ~Edna St… Read More

Family {Story} Portraits

“Hi. Want to blow some bubbles together?” This summer while we were out on a picnic, a storm (as I am prone to find myself in) gently began to blow, and as my troop and I sought nearby shelter, we bumped into another family doing the same. One of my children offered to share his bubbles and it was so fun, we haven’t quit sharing since! I recently had a.. Read More

Some Summer Favorites {& Instagram}

This summer has been much better documented on my Instagram feed than on my website but I do invite you to see my photography there. You can read the story of the paradise we found beneath this weeping willow where my girl is releasing the butterfly above, as well as what we were all yelling as we ran back up the hill…here. Or click on the images below for a.. Read More

Hello World!

Hello World! Thanks for stopping by my new website, I’m genuinely excited to share my art with you here. I care deeply about the images that I am invited to capture. It is always an honor for me to preserve moments & memories and tell the stories I see through my lens. Going on adventures with families and capturing their stories is by far my favorite kind of photography. (I.. Read More