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”

Luminescence

Praise Him, sun and moon; Praise Him, all you stars of light—Psalm 148:3 What twilight, what pre-dawn, what in between- lilac dream will I find, if I am still and willing to linger long, in the meeting space of moon and sun? —C.L. Fisher, March 2022 Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are theContinue reading “Luminescence”

28 Degrees on Saturday, February 26th

As the light approaches, the earth takes shape like clay pressed beneath a seal; it is robed in brilliant colors. — Job 38:14 I contemplate the grays I see, standing  on my porch when it is 28 degrees— our silly fat and faded ceramic frog,  the top of our pear tree against  the powdery sky,Continue reading “28 Degrees on Saturday, February 26th”

Dawning Praises

Wake up, my heart! Wake up, O lyre and harp! I will wake the dawn with my song.  —Psalm 57:8 You sing for me and the mountain before the others  rise, and I feel as if I could listen  to this symphony, your warbles and the quaking  leaves, until Jesus walks me home — suchContinue reading “Dawning Praises”

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”

A Solitary Silence

No chorus-flock waits atop  this spindle-limbed tree  as we watch the dawning, just one lone bird,  his feathers tucked, sits in sullen silence, mourning. —C.L. Fisher, August 2021 Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are the work of C.L. Fisher and may not be copied, used, or distributed without permission.