Raindrop

As raindrops on the tender herb, And as showers on the grass. —Deuteronomy 32:2 Two worlds, one reflected and one held inside a perfect sphere, elixir of living cells sustaining all life. —C.L. Fisher, October 2022 Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are the work of C.L. Fisher and may not be copied, used,Continue reading “Raindrop”

Creation’s Sentries

 …like trees planted along the riverbank… –Psalm 1:3 The trees remind us of beginnings — roots that search, limbs that reach, the strength of standing on firm ground, the grace of covering, the rings of time that echo out like ripples across  a glassy lake teaching us the cycles of life that began when GodContinue reading “Creation’s Sentries”

Wild Hearts

A thousand horses – the wild – the free – Like waves that follow o’er the sea, Came thickly thundering on.  — Lord Byron The sun was nestling  above the trees dappling the mountains  and dancing across  the morning grass as we rounded the bend  where we first saw them, majestic, free, beautiful,  and weContinue reading “Wild Hearts”

The Lovely Thoughts

Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise. — Philippians 4:8 The spice rising  from my tea, the cello strings that speak every emotion, the first release of paint on page —bird, feather, petal, sky —Continue reading “The Lovely Thoughts”

The Golden Hour

By all these lovely tokens, September days are here. – Helen Hunt Jackson The last throes of summer hasten autumn’s first release… Oh, the golden hour before the earth’s fallow sleep. —C.L. Fisher, September 22 Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are the work of C.L. Fisher and may not be copied, used, orContinue reading “The Golden Hour”

Seasons

August rain: the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time —Sylvia Plath Before fall descends the in between decay fills leaf, bloom, root, reason. —C.L. Fisher, August 2022 Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are the work of C.L. Fisher and may not be copied,Continue reading “Seasons”

Roots Haiku I

There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children.  One of these is roots, the other, wings.  — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Roots sing to new limbs as time rings in living wood, Rise and meet the sky. –C.L. Fisher, August 2022 Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are theContinue reading “Roots Haiku I”

Wonderful Works

They speak of the glorious splendor of your majesty— and I will meditate on your wonderful works. —Psalm 145:5 Inked lines & a swash of paint, and I am overwhelmed by a parcel of grace — the gift of creating stills me to praise the Maker of all good. —C.L. Fisher, August 2022 Unless otherwiseContinue reading “Wonderful Works”