Another Beautiful Ache

As the deer longs for streams of water so I long for you, O God.— Psalm 42:1 Another early morning  before the sun wakes, and I tread the familiar steps down the dim hallway to make our morning coffee with this ache to create, to express something that seems inexpressible, and I am hungry andContinue reading “Another Beautiful Ache”

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”

When I am Still

And may you have the power to understand, as all God’s people should, how wide, how long, how high, and how deep his love is. — Ephesians 3:18 Peace in soothing waves allay the what-ifs in me, knowing the permanence of God, the haven of love, this persistent, integral truth— He was and is andContinue reading “When I am Still”


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”

Pondering Art

“Everybody born comes from the Creator trailing wisps of glory. We come from the Creator with creativity. I think that each one of us is born with creativity.” – Maya Angelou The certainty  of blue in the feathers of a peacock, emphasized by a triumph, of green, a stately sheen that whispers when light reachesContinue reading “Pondering Art”