…would the same tasks which fill our daily lives put on new meanings if we wrought them in the spirit of renewal from within–a spirit of growth and beauty.”

— Helen Keller

The hummingbird delivers 

pollen to the generous flower,

that open table draped in silk

offering up delectable nectar,

and this cycle fosters a continual 

banquet —creation is filled 

with the beauty of such symbiotic 

relations.  Never underestimate 

how much you give or diminish 

what you take — balance 

is essential in the nourishing 

of earth — sow, harvest, plant, reap, 

allow for times of rest, respect 

these natural patterns that began 

when God told us upon leaving Eden,

Cultivate the ground…We 

are accountable to steward 

what we receive for renewal.

—C.L. Fisher, March 2022

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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