Monthly Archives: January 2013

Full Bloom

I believe God tends a secret garden and some of His favorites are hidden there. He joyfully shapes and prunes their fresh buds and fragrant leaves. The secret garden is lush, filled with vibrant colors and saturated hues, They will … Continue reading

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Living Like a Monk…

I Am Going To Start Living Like a Monk – an exercise* in poetry from Christine Paintner’s book, The Artist’s Rule (*The exercise: Take the opening line “I am going to start living like a monk…” and write your own … Continue reading

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A Prayer for 2013

BLESS the Lord, O my soul, Let all that is within me BLESS His holy name.   REST in the Lord, O my soul, Let me cease striving and learn to REST in His holy name.   PEACE in the … Continue reading

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The Foolish Tree

There stands quite a foolish tree In the middle of my back yard, He holds on to dead brown leaves While his friends are majestically sparse.   Though the wind whips and whirls, And January adorns my wall, The tree … Continue reading

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