Another Day

His coming is as brilliant as the sunrise.  Rays of light flash from His hands, where His awesome power is hidden. — Habakkuk 3:4 The sun nestled near  the rising mountains, the great gray mountains  peach-kissed by warming  rays, just as it has been since dawn’s creation, and I count each day  I’ve lived, eachContinue reading “Another Day”

Lil’ Broken Wing

Many people say, “Who will show us better times?” Let your face smile on us, Lord.  You have given me greater joy than those who have abundant harvests of grain and new wine.  In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, O Lord, will keep me safe. —Psalm 4:6-8 Alight upon thisContinue reading “Lil’ Broken Wing”

Song of Morning

Look at the birds. They don’t plant or harvest or store food in barns, for your heavenly Father feeds them. And aren’t you far more valuable to him than they are? Can all your worries add a single moment to your life? — Matthew 6:26-27, NLT I’m drawn to the call  of the winsome bird,Continue reading “Song of Morning”

Pauses

“Man has created some lovely dwellings — some soul-stirring literature. He has done much to alleviate physical pain. But he has not…created a substitute for a sunset, a grove of pines, the music of the winds, the dank smell of the deep forest, or the shy beauty of a wildflower.”           Continue reading “Pauses”

Things We Take for Granted

We took a walk, as we so often do, reflecting and dreaming as we wander around a neighborhood we know so well, same turns down  the same streets. We know the houses, have our favorite trees, share nods with the few others who also traipse these paths, usually at the same crossways, but however theContinue reading “Things We Take for Granted”

A Simple Life

If we could pull ourselves  out of our bone-weighted  bodies, away from our  masked faces and sanitized skin, and look down on this strange year 2020,  what might that new perspective give  to our spirit selves  not bound to a weariness we drag behind us  like millstones? Maybe we  would remember the warm welcome ofContinue reading “A Simple Life”