Thanks to Give

Give thanks to him who made the heavenly lights— His faithful love endures forever. — Psalm 136:7

I see the noon sun

through a favorite tree,

this bur oak that is letting 

loose leaves and acorns,

returning humus

to the earth, a cycle

of renewal which requires

rest, and these changing

leaves and thinning trees

remind me all living things

must endure change,

and even in the most

trying of circumstances

I pause and find peace

in the essential truth

of living: we rise and meet

the day and every challenge

because we are loved,

and we have thanks to give.

Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are the work of C.L. Fisher and may not be copied, used, or distributed without permission.

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