A Beautiful Denouement

The last lingering hour before  bed, stars become twinkle  lights, a gentle wind dances  through the darkened leaves,  and you check the doors,  put the house to sleep,  one room and then the next, until you reach me, one candle left to extinguish, one last kiss, and we fall into dreams until  morning. —C.L. Fisher,Continue reading “A Beautiful Denouement”

Moonbeams before Dreams

We sit in such peaceful  companionship, silently  admiring the slipper moon,  the glow above the trees  like candlelight as we lift  our eyes to the lunar-hues. Wide awake, too enthralled to go inside, we linger in an expectant wait  like children on the night before Christmas so willing to go without sleep. —C.L. Fisher, OctoberContinue reading “Moonbeams before Dreams”

Forgiveness

The faithful love of the Lord never ends!  His mercies never cease.  Great is His faithfulness; His mercies begin afresh each morning. — Lamentations 3:22-23, NLT How much forgiveness does God extend? I’ve wrestled a lifetime with my own murmurs and grumbles, my selfishness and ego, my failures and stubbornness, and I often wake inContinue reading “Forgiveness”

Stone Pillows

I have slept on stone pillows in nights of vivid dreams amid hours of wakefulness and You there listening, whispering; we wrestled, too, and I think a joint displaced would be fair exchange for a blessing in these weeping hours of deep introspection. That is the nature of this struggle — an inward look thatContinue reading “Stone Pillows”