Autumn’s Song

An Autumnal hymn Suspends A morning chill Not frigid Invigorates At the earlier break Of dawn Mother deer Lead their fawn To the berries at forest's edge Squirrels stuff their cheeks As they reach for more Tentative Yet An ever slight increase Seasonal momentum Leaves fallen So brittle Disintegrate Beneath your feet The night today … Continue reading Autumn’s Song

The Tree, She Knows

Baring her soul Selfish dreams Oversized goals Float to the ground Grip released Her holy letting go ~~~ May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father … Continue reading The Tree, She Knows

Gifts at Twilight

Distant rhythms Drums and strums Music made Under the evening shade The bright half moon Lulled by the school band's swoon United, ignited Energy livening the arrival of night I count this brisk walk ... With no talk But melodies ... Oh the rhapsody ... Reverberating deep A gift I may keep His fullness of … Continue reading Gifts at Twilight

Just for Today

It's almost like Fall is breezing by The bluest sky still While the wind rushed in Leaving the dead to lie Bare bones Confused and alone Next to bountiful green Seeming Blessed with life In spite of the brewing freeze All things though are different When seen in His light Imagining His angels singing Holy … Continue reading Just for Today

The Hope of His She-tree

His tree in this season She becomes bare Against His baby blue sky "Like a child," He says. His truth whispers As her leaves crumble and fall As He nudges her to tell all "Your story is mine," He says She believes Even though other trees Do not She weeps When she can't sleep Of … Continue reading The Hope of His She-tree

Watching Autumn

Such vibrance Speaking boldly Of their Creator's brilliance His beauty in death For us, a languid letting go A humble observance of Fall ~~~ Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds (John … Continue reading Watching Autumn

The Hope in Fall

Leaf after leaf Falling Brittle Crackled Piled Soon to be raked Swept Away Decay Some trees rejuvenate Clinging to green Springing hope The time to be sprung Back to life Seasons tell us things Only Jesus, the Word brings Joy from pain Strength from sorrow Renews our tomorrows In life and death His breath Never … Continue reading The Hope in Fall