Powerhouses of Motion

The fall is the time to carefully place bulbs in the ground—delayed gratification for April’s bounty of blooms. Packed into the scaly knobs is one of nature’s profound examples of the hidden life force. Buried beneath dark soil, with little warmth from the sun, these bulbous seeds are powerhouses of energy, culminating in beautiful colors…

Messengers

Do You Believe in Angels? Over 80% of people believe in angels. A recent poll found 55% of people believe an angel directly connected with them. Here is just one of them. What is your angel story? Share in the comment section. He shall cover you with His feathers, And under His wings you shall…

Walk On . . . But Not Alone

I can do it all by myself! ——as spoken by three year old Marco, but not a theme for life. ——eventually I learned. Confessions of a Fiercely Independent Woman ——G. Hill Made strong So I went along With ego and worth Putting them first. Pride rides high Puffs out to imply We can do it…

October Forever!

He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also He has put eternity in their hearts, From beginning to end. ——Ecclesiastes 3:11 I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. ——L. M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables October . . . Baptizes me with leaves! Swaddles me in corduroy, Nurses me…

Happiness in Waves

Today is a good day to be on a “happiness watch”. Coming to you today, in waves. Happiness Alert Look around for fullness In the tiniest of waves Rolling in goodness. To swallow and save. Sensations to taste And tumble inside, Morsels of joy Identified. On my alert For a trill or a twerp Breaths…

Reaching Out: Stretching High

Finding your way forward. Several years ago, landscapers had to transplant my snowball tree and they mistakenly placed it squarely in front of my climbing rose. If my rose could talk she might have cried out, “Where did all my sunshine go?” All summer long, my red roses are overpowered and overshadowed by the tree….

Revisited: Refreshing Mind, Body and Soul

Today is a day of rest and reflection for me, soaking in the love from the past three days. When the world’s harsh and sometimes cruel ways are megaphoned out of proportion, children return us to life’s simplicity: We are here to love, to learn and to marvel in the joys of the moment. A…

Revisited: Awash in Grace

Grace that never ceases to be amazing . . . Through many dangers, toils and snares, I have already come; ‘Tis grace has brought me safe thus far And grace will lead me home. ——John Newton The theme for today is Grace, Grace and more Amazing Grace. You have graced me with your well wishes…

Revisited: Wings to Soar!

We were made to soar! We were made to soar! We were made to soar! That is the opening to Wings to Soar, one of my favorite stories highlighted on my blog. This true story will be the highlight of your day. Continuing with the theme of soaring are these earlier posts: Heart Wings Conversation…

Revisited: Nature’s Green Pastures and Still Waters

I took a walk in the woods and came out taller. —–Henry David Thoreau Nature inspires and reveals God’s artistry. I am that person who walked in the woods to come out refreshed, revived and restored. I gathered four posts to refresh, revive and restore as only God revealed in nature can. Read them in…