The Longing Hours

“Other sound than the owl’s voice there was none, save the falling of a fountain into its stone basin; for it was one of those dark nights that hold their breath by the hour together, and then heave a long low sigh, and hold their breath again.” — Charles Dickens. Some nights I keep  companyContinue reading “The Longing Hours”

Acoustic Set

My life strums acoustically today, no orchestra, no chorus, just a stripped-down version of self reflecting on life, change serving as the fret; the stage is empty  but for God and my instrument, and so my raw voice reverberates in resonate prayer. —C.L. Fisher, September 2021 Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are theContinue reading “Acoustic Set”

Rain Psalm

He covers the heavens with clouds, provides rain for the earth, and makes the grass grow in mountain pastures. — Psalm 147:8 A hesitant spatter builds  to an open deluge,  our backyard transforms into a temporary  swamp, and the water-  collecting barrels overflow, rivulets running down and over, a casacading reminder of plenty, and IContinue reading “Rain Psalm”

A Rare Focus

Sometimes you wait just long enough, patient to let the camera focus, allow the wind to pause, and your hand to steady before taking the shot…. This tiny bit of beauty, a blend of watercolors, lavender, orange, spring-green, each smooth line,  each nuanced hue, all that define one unique flower becomes this perfect moment. IContinue reading “A Rare Focus”