A Balm

…those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed. — Psalm 11:25 I feel at home in this garden, the one my brother tends— a lush and hue-rich oasis, his soul’s expression, embodied good stewardship.   —C.L. Fisher, June 2022 Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are the work of C.L. Fisher and may notContinue reading “A Balm”

Bloom Haiku

…with hues on hues expressions cannot paint, the breath of nature, and her endless bloom. —James Thomson Spring flowers blush bright, comeliness that beckons us, woos us to linger. —C.L. Fisher, June 2022 Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are the work of C.L. Fisher and may not be copied, used, or distributed withoutContinue reading “Bloom Haiku”

*Impressions

I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of an artistic process.  — Henry James This sweet, little bird— reworked, reshaped, imperfect, insisting to be. —C.L. Fisher *Celebrating the imperfections of art as worthy marks of our expressions. Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are the work of C.L. Fisher andContinue reading “*Impressions”

After the Thunder

I hear leaves drinking rain… —William Henry Davies As the fallen petals travel water wells and the leaves released from the trees find rich soil to soften and feed, we find the earth, refreshed, restores  us…thank you, God,  for sumptuous rain. —C.L. Fisher, June 2022 Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are the workContinue reading “After the Thunder”

Dawn’s Song

Because of God’s tender mercy, the morning light from heaven is about to break upon us… —Luke 1:78, NLT There is a song at dawn when the lilac dust mixes  with awakening hues of orange — a peachy blend  of sweet violins and airy-bright flutes. —C.L. Fisher, May 2022 Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and imagesContinue reading “Dawn’s Song”

The Fountain

“As long as I live, I’ll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing.” – John Muir Light captured in cascading water  falls — a sparkly,  hypnotic dance— my soul stills, silently enthralled. —C.L. Fisher, May 2022 Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are the work of C.L. Fisher and may not be copied, used,Continue reading “The Fountain”

Hesitation

Art is a man’s nature; nature is God’s art. —Philip James Bailey I would paint this delicate, blush-tipped morning rose,  choose hues to hint at the satin-sheen edges of curved petals,  but I fear the yellow  will be too bold, the pink overshadowing — How can I translate such rare and nuanced beauty?   —C.L.Continue reading “Hesitation”