YesandAmen

Yes and Amen ~ fine photography & farm-fresh cards ~

Manti, Utah On Etsy since 2010

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YesandAmen

Yes and Amen ~ fine photography & farm-fresh cards ~

Manti, Utah | 1,531 Sales

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Note from shop owner Hello sweet friends~
Thank you for stopping by to see the sweet lambs.
We are off on a summer adventure.

Thank you for being so good to us!!!
We will open as soon as we return...xoxo

Note from shop owner

Last updated on May 3, 2018

Hello sweet friends~
Thank you for stopping by to see the sweet lambs.
We are off on a summer adventure.

Thank you for being so good to us!!!
We will open as soon as we return...xoxo

Junelle Jacobsen

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Junelle Jacobsen

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About YesandAmen

Sales 1,531
On Etsy since 2010

I took the dirt path...into the blessed barnyard, my life changed forever.

In the barnyard and in the field, beauty is found in the simplest things.

As light moves across the valleys and the sheep migrate from the mountains to the fields and into the blessed barnyards, there is a seasonal rhythm you can see and hear. An unspoken liturgy of hooves and bells making a holy procession of white and wool. As a visual artist I dream of capturing these seasonal movements, I see them in my mind and hear them in my sleep.

pink clouds of first light
warm lambing stalls filled with soft hay
new lambs with wobbly knees
tiny hooves pouncing down dirt paths
heart-shaped noses
soft wool tummies
long lamb tails wagging
sheep bells ringing

With an honest desire to capture what is real, an authentic feel of this life and place, I have been met with the inevitable broken and messy too. It has been a photographic journey into the holy moments of hope and divine grief.

the bitter cold snowstorms
muddy wet faces
grass stains and alfalfa snot
frozen fingers and toes (mine)
sickness and sadness
broken bones and broken fences

Perhaps this is why the sheep are such a part of God's Word and such a needed place in my life. They are the real lived out. Not in a pretend or plastic world, but a simple world of dirt and sweat, blood and tears. A soul rendering melody of life and death. A blessed place of messy, hungry, neediness before God's face.

It is a divine rhythm of thousands of heartbeats that stirs in my soul--one I hope that will stir in yours.

Junelle Jacobsen ~ sheep & lamb photographer

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  • Junelle Jacobsen (Yes and Amen)

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

    Junelle Jacobsen ~ jj a girl smitten with God (a bit of a nun~in disguise) wife of an amazing man mother of four boy-men passionate photojournalist imperfect & messy artist *all about daily adventures* who fell in love with the littlest lambs

Shop policies

Last updated on February 3, 2011
Hello and welcome to my little shop!

I hope you find something here to make you smile, that is my simple intent.

Enjoy!

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I want you to be thrilled with your purchase. If for some reason you are not, please email me within 3 days of receiving your order and I would be happy to offer you an exchange or refund.
Payment
Payment is accepted through the PayPal site (which accepts all major credit cards even if you don't have a PayPal account).

PayPal is simple and easy to use.

If you would rather send money order or check, please email me at me.junelle [!at] gmail.com for details.
Shipping
Shipping rates are included with purchase (I am still working out the kinks on this!)

All orders are carefully packaged and shipped withing 3-5 business days once payment has been confirmed through PayPal.

All orders are shipped USPS, First Class mail/Parcel Post unless I am shipping multiple large photos (Those are sent Priority Mail with insurance and delivery confirmation).

Please be sure your shipping address is correct at time of purchase. I cannot be responsible for orders shipped to an incorrect address, or for additional postage to re-ship the order if the package has been returned to me for any reason.

Once your order has been shipped, I don not have control or way to track your package. Though I don't expect it to ever happen, I am not responsible for lost or damaged items in the mail.
Additional policies and FAQs
I would love to provide custom orders.

As I am setting up shop I will be taking any advice, interest, and ideas you may have.

Please email (or convo) me: me.junelle [!at] gmail.com