The BE Project – In a world where you can be anything…. What will you be?

Meet Madison  This kind hearted girl is going to make such a difference.  It has been an absolute honor to get to know her over the last couple of years.  She is soft spoken but a heart that is loudly fierce.  She embodies the word love and it’s so incredible to watch her grow into the woman she will be.

What word did you choose and why?


We have enough hate in the world and we have enough people that don’t love each other.  I feel like everyone should love everyone and there is no flaw that someone has that should you make you feel as though you can’t love them.

What is something you want to accomplish this year?

I would love to start drivers ed.  I want to start my first job.  I want to keep up my straight A streak.

When i get out of school – i really want to pursue the culinary path.  Outside of my career – I want to continue to work with little kids of my church.




What is The BE Project?

Have you ever stopped to think about who or what you want to be?  Most often there is a word that drives you.  If you sit in the silence and really think about what type of person you want to be… there will be a word, sometimes more than one word, that will guide you along and push you to keep being a better version of yourself.  This photo project has become something that has touched my heart and hopefully those that have participated. I chose to shoot all of the images in black and white because I wanted the least amount of distractions.  Just the human and the word.   This project is the stories of some amazing people, their stories, and what these words mean to them.  Some have participated each of the 4 years we have done this, some are new each time.  It’s an amazing honor to follow along in their journey and document who they are becoming.

Want to read more stories from others in our community and their BE words?  Head over to the BE Project Page and read the stories of the amazing humans that have participated. 

I challenge you to find a word that resonates with you.  Who do you want to strive to be?  What word leads you day to day?  Join us in our project – what word will describe who you want to BE?

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