…when you feel the bone structure of the landscape — the loneliness of it; the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn’t show.” — Andrew Wyeth Too soon this bloom  broke through the fallow  ground, the beckoning sun  teasing an early spring, soaking the soil with warmth,  but winter willContinue reading “Passages”

A Melody

…His compassions do not fail.  —Lamentations 3:22 When I am lost, wandering the hard  terrain of pain  in this world or trapped within the mumbling maze of my own despair, even when my words fail and only grumblings and moanings escape, any prayer, however ineloquent, becomes a melody, beautiful in the surrendered- knowing that God Continue reading “A Melody”


…groanings too deep for words… — From Romans 8:26 Unsettled but ready  for rest,… she prays,  but her words  are muddled,  and so she rambles,  knowing God  can sort through  her thoughts,  decipher her heart’s need,  make poetry  out of her mumbled  pleas… —C.L. Fisher, July 2021 Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images areContinue reading “Mumbling”

Daffodil Prayers

“Daffodils, that come before the swallow dares, and take the winds of March with beauty.” — William Shakespeare. I wondered at the vibrant yellow, the rich saturation of this bowing daffodil, the happy hue  of a fluted bloom that greeted  me this morning, It seemed the sun had poured in its warmth, filled it  withContinue reading “Daffodil Prayers”