Blessings of Every Size

A frosty veil falling; Crystalline blanket white; Appearing in secret, While all sleep through the night; Then, upon rising, We see in the morning light The marvelous work of nature, So dazzling and bright. How many things happen Before we ever know? They’re neither seen nor touched; Some never seem to show; Then, upon learning,Continue reading “Blessings of Every Size”

Happy Headlines

  As promised: WASHINGTON (CNN) – President-elect Donald Trump and President Barack Obama have been in regular communication, a top Trump aide said Sunday.     NASHVILLE – A lottery player who bought a ticket in Lafayette, Tenn., has won a $420.9 million grand prize, the Tennessee Lottery announced early Sunday.     Online salesContinue reading “Happy Headlines”

WHEN RAIN COMES

Sometimes rain comes softly, With a subtle touch and light step, She arrives in the dark of night. The signs of her visit Are fragrant, crystalline jewels That sparkle in the morning light. Then there are sudden times, When Thunder and Lightning join her Accompanied by mighty wind. Great chaos and drama Send creatures runningContinue reading “WHEN RAIN COMES”

RAINBOWS

Rainbows are signs of hope, Reminders of promise That help us to press on And watch for better times ahead. They can’t come without rain,, Sent to wash and nourish, Often so dark and cold, Settling like a wet blanket. All creation huddles, Tucked in against the rain That falls like endless tears As MotherContinue reading “RAINBOWS”

RAIN

Delicate jewels that fall to earth, Cleansing, healing; Bringing new birth. Liquid refreshment That makes everyone smile; Running for shelter To rest for a while.   Living renewal that makes us clean; Lifting, cheering; Comfort unseen. Soothing revival That encourages all; Strength for weary souls so that we stand tall.   Heavenly food given toContinue reading “RAIN”

REFRESHMENT

Crisp air mixed with sunshine in the morning. The first bird songs of Spring. Crocus in full bloom, surrounded by snow. Beautiful music that stirs your soul. A baby’s exuberant laugh. The sound of a brook or rushing river. A hot meal at the end of a busy day. A tall glass of water. ReallyContinue reading “REFRESHMENT”

BEAUTIFUL THINGS

We see and hear so many things That violate and trouble our souls; It’s time for us to step away For refreshment that heals all our woes.     Stop to consider the beauty That surrounds and greets us each day: Smiling faces, music and love; Sights and sounds to cheer in every way.  Continue reading “BEAUTIFUL THINGS”