Autumn’s Kiss

For everything there is a season,  a time for every activity under heaven. — Ecclesiastes 3:1, NLT The once long leaves have curled in; this sun seeking flower pulled up the covers and rolled down the shades, a weary bloom asleep in the gray haze of dawn, a certain sign that summer is settling back intoContinue reading “Autumn’s Kiss”

Open Invitation

I wonder what You  look like as You listen; I can never envision  a face; I just feel  a nudging presence,  a calmness, an open invitation  to speak or just listen.  In the dark night watches, those 3am  awakenings, I often imagine the sky  and ache to fall past  that expanse of deep blue intoContinue reading “Open Invitation”

Shimmering: A Fairy Tale

They saw a bow and cello under  a quaking aspen tree; curious,  they followed barefoot imprints down a garden path filled with bees  and butterflies amid pink, lavender,  and vibrant yellow wildflowers,  no petal or stem disturbed.  They continued to pursue her through  a winding forest track, a dense green thicket filled with fragrant violetsContinue reading “Shimmering: A Fairy Tale”

Soli Deo Gloria

All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realms because we are united with Christ. –Ephesians 1:3, NLT If my soul could be set in staff, the notes and rhythms of my heart recorded just when the stings of emotion pullContinue reading “Soli Deo Gloria”

This I Love…

A crooked smile of a mischievous child, pudding smudges telling the rest of the story; sharing a blanket with my hubby while snuggling in our evening cozies; a chance meeting with a friend that leads to coffee and a lingering conversation; an afternoon chasing butterflies and watching the busy flight of a lone bumblebee; sunriseContinue reading “This I Love…”