Well, God answered those prayers with a big, fat YES! Of the 20+ shots our photographer, Pamela Haag, took that included me, I disliked seven of them - but only three really made me cringe, and I guess even people without photophobia would feel that way about some poses. Of the remaining pictures, I thought a few were okay but not great...and I actually liked nine poses. NINE! In other words, I liked more than I disliked - which is truly nothing short of a miracle!
So, by way of praising God for his faithfulness in even such a rather silly request and as a thank you to those who prayed, I've decided to post my nine favorite shots, in ascending order of like-ability from my perspective:
And the one that will be displayed prominently on our living room wall and included with our Christmas card: