THE PANTRY

Freshly scrubbed and lined shelves
Are bursting
With jars full of sunshine.

Peaches and apricots
Are glowing
With delightful goodness.

Pickles and relishes
Are waiting
To spice up winter meals.

Large baskets and boxes
Are holding
Potatoes and squash.

Jams, Jellies and sweet things
Are spreading
Their tempting aromas.

Flour, rice, bread and pasta
Are showing
Their delicious wholeness.

All who know this bounty
Are sharing
Sweet anticipation.

Published by lifehelps

I am like a rich tapestry, full of texture and color. I'm a musician, composer, poet, gardener, homemaker and friend. I worked as anLCSW for 22 years; as a socialworker for 26 years all told. Before that, I was a rehabilitation teacher. My passion is to come alongside others; to empower and bless them. That is why you will find plenty of variety in my blog. Two very important things to know about me is that I am a life-long learner - An explorer and sojourner. I also belong to the Lord Jesus...now, before you get tweeked out: I am not saying I am "religious." There is a huge difference between all of the rules and empty practice that often gets associated with Christianity and the kind of life that comes from being in a relationship with the loving God. May you find encouragement, inspiration, insight, good ideas and a laugh or two as you read my posts and comments.

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