23 Degrees on Sunday, February 27th

Light is sweet, how pleasant to see the new day dawning. — Ecclesiastes 11:7 I take in what seems all the world, standing on my porch before God; I see the stars, the moon, the arc of a horizon, shadow-cast of lights  at the dawn, and I am awed, forget the cold, and just feelContinue reading “23 Degrees on Sunday, February 27th”

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 Silence

We cannot hear the light, the casting  of shadows or the rays that follow fair morning’s rise; it lifts from slumber  and settles in a silence beyond quiet,  startling in the thunderous hush of a shaft  of splendor that takes our breath away  as the world declares the clearing of night  and dawning brilliance inContinue reading “A Silence”

Inescapable Dawn

The gray-eyed morn smiles on the frowning night, checkering the eastern clouds with streaks of light. — William Shakespeare Shy sun, resting behind a passing cloud, not ready to star in the requirements of hours, he waits behind a gray  curtain, but his  brilliance escapes, reminding us a full infusion of light will dawn… So,Continue reading “Inescapable Dawn”

Dawn Rising

“Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.” — Emily Dickinson I’d share an orange sorbet sunrise with you at 16 or 82, like this cool, mellow morning —  what a privilege to see so many day-beginnings  with your kindness beside me, blue sky & clouds rising, a path before us, another excursion of our ongoing,Continue reading “Dawn Rising”