Kissing the Colors Adieu

What we welcomed in our front door in April with a rush is now sliding quietly out the back door like a thief. I had forgotten till this morning how wonderful and comforting the leaves that dressed the trees. Thank you God for your gifts both and eternal! Let the rivers clap their hands; let…

Places where I’ve Been

I have not been to Israel To touch its Holy sites Nor to the Sea of Galilee Where You taught your disciples But Your voice that calmed a storm Has spoken in my mind And Your hands that healed the sick Have gently taken mine And the Lord of all the earth Has walked with…

Yesterday

The leaves are filled with yesterday As they face early frost Their veins are running red to brown Forgetting nights once soft But as one page turns another starts Their stories don’t end here The last lines tell us please stay tuned When snows close up the year Springtime’s hope is sealed in soil Where…

For I Shall Again Praise Him!

Soon the last colors around here will be the blue of the sky and the gray of the bare trees. But today¬†I had to stop the car and run out into a field to capture this bit of blue and green with just a few dabs of the creator’s paintbrush left on our mountains. Ahead…

What time is it?

Today is the time for the mountain lake to hold its breath surrounded by October color, before the first north wind invades our final gentle Autumn days. For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven Ecclesiastes 3:1