Little flames of green stare back at me from the tips of branches. Against the overcast sky their shoots of color are all the brighter. The birds seem pleased by the new decor. They weren't there yesterday. The rain stayed up all night to bring the buds forth--this great promise of Summer's leaves to come [...]
Through rainy thoughts Spring has its way with me Look into my longings And what they bring forth Check my desires and delights I do not fear your scrutiny What can bring greater contentment than to know my soul's winter will Find its spring?
Refreshed from sleep eyes open wide in silence and light here I lie Holding fast to the beauty seen and now gone in stillness the picture's within I long for the air the moisture and heat climbing rocks crave sand on my feet I long most of all for Your touch on my [...]
Every morning I sit in the quiet, seemingly alone. I begin to read from the books beside my chair, the Bible with its broken binding and a collection of tattered devotions, and my mind is quieted. My heart begins to open. In my loneliness, as I read and ponder, I realize I am not alone. Before long, [...]