Crystal giants stand tall and proud With their feet swaddled in a thick white blanket. Their jewels sparkle in winter sunlight, Accenting green wrapped in snowy shawls. Courageous birds spread their wings They soar in the ice blue canopy of sky, Searching this land of wondrous splendor; Looking down from lofty vantage points. The shadowsContinue reading “WINTER”
She stared out the window, Though she didn’t really know why she was watching For footprints in the snow. Expectation filled her; She was apprehensive too, Studying the ground For footprints old or new. There was just a blanket As far as the eye could see, Stretching smooth and white; Where could her darling be?Continue reading “FOOTPRINTS IN THE SNOW”
Building of any kind starts with a dream, Unfolding into ideas and plans; Investments of time, imagination, often material resources; Listening to good counsel and considering all angles; Discussing possibilities and alternatives; Identifying pitfalls, solving problems and sometimes trying again; New approaches that bring even bigger results; Growing and establishing greater presence. Be sure toContinue reading “BUILDING”
No snow on the ground yet; Overnight temperatures drop low enough to tease about frost. Vegetable soup tastes wonderful, Especially after a walk in the crisp air. Memories of autumns gone by Bring a warm glow to my mind. Expectancy builds as holidays draw near, Reminding me that winter will soon come.
Regard those around you with honor; Expressing appreciation for who they are; See to it that you never speak poorly of them; Promote the best things about all people; Expecting that most will do the same for you. Care about what others think and have to say; Tell positive stories, rehearsing excellence in all things.
When you look to the horizon, What do you see? Are you on a large, flat plain Or in a cozy valley? Do you wonder what’s beyond it, Wanting to know? Or are you more contented To discover as you go? When you consider the future, What do you plan? A spontaneous journey? Do youContinue reading “THE HORIZON”
My journey started years ago, When I was very small; So tiny, in fact, I couldn’t be seen; When no one knew me at all. My travels went on through childhood, Continued in my youth; Taking me deeper in wisdom and grace As I sought life, love and truth. My path has led me toContinue reading “MY JOURNEY”
There will be no rocking chair for me! I have music to learn and songs to write; Books to read and places to see. There will be no footstool for my feet! There are hikes through unexplored mountains; Walks around town and friends to meet. Retirement is not in my plans! There are still thingsContinue reading “DECLARATION OF STRENGTH AND HOPE”
Shades of reality; Moments of truth; Not knowing who I’ll be; Yet I’m still walking through This journey called life With its promise so bright; making discoveries; Gaining more sight. I don’t mind the travel On such a road; There’s more to be revealed; More stories to be told Of joys and sorrow, Of learningContinue reading “RESPECTING THE PROCESS”
I live in a lovely garden With plants of all shapes and kinds. Some with sweet fragrances, others like spice; A few more subtle, some not so nice, many that spread, one that climbs. There are roses in my garden With large blossoms, yes and thorns, Whose colors vary from pale to deep red; SomeContinue reading “MY GARDEN”