A Whole World Waits

If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere. —Laura Ingalls Wilder The next time you step into  a field or walk your neighborhood, consider it a museum, a fine arboretum, a famous concert hall, and see the wildflower, hear the birdsong, feel the undulations of a west wind as you watch  the sunContinue reading “A Whole World Waits”

A Rare Focus

Sometimes you wait just long enough, patient to let the camera focus, allow the wind to pause, and your hand to steady before taking the shot…. This tiny bit of beauty, a blend of watercolors, lavender, orange, spring-green, each smooth line,  each nuanced hue, all that define one unique flower becomes this perfect moment. IContinue reading “A Rare Focus”

Subtle Shades

Our great desire is that you will keep on loving others as long as life lasts, in order to make certain that what you hope for will come true. — Hebrews 6:11, NLT They waited for someone to notice, so tiny and, from a distance, nondescript, a little sprinkle of white barely noticeable by evenContinue reading “Subtle Shades”

Diffusing Beauty

Maybe flowers weep, heaving sadness up through the stem and down the tender leaves, distilling living beauty into  the vapor of perfume so that at least  their scent  will be carried into a world too busy to slow into an awareness that beauty lives  everywhere. —C.L. Fisher, March 2021 Unless otherwise indicated, all content, including writingContinue reading “Diffusing Beauty”

The Depths We Miss

Too often we hurry past a universe of beauty, depths just waiting to remind us that we live on a remarkable planet amid an astounding variety of created life. There is art in places we never think to look, there is loveliness that you must pause to see, so still your being  and perceive theContinue reading “The Depths We Miss”

Frozen Moment

In the bleak midwinter, frosty wind made moan, earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone; snow had fallen, snow on snow, snow on snow, in the bleak midwinter, long ago. —CHRISTINA ROSSETTI Our little house, stilled in a frozen moment on a Thursday morning, taking a deep breath in and waiting to exhale.Continue reading “Frozen Moment”