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Dayspring Retreat, Spring 2010

Dayspring Retreat, Spring 2010 I am sitting in dappled sunshine above a small pond. It is the first day of spring. Behind me, robins are scratching, a miniature flock of chickens, making a happy racket in the dry leaves and detritus of the long, hard winter. An enormous red-headed woodpecker thrums out a bongo rhythm in the distance ...

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Simple Joy

Simple Joy Sweet wind tickles my face
Unseen but felt, so gentle and cool
Laying in a field of grass
The majesty and peace it brings
No worries or care ...

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A Man

A Man He stands with strength, and his physical proves power
He protects what he loves; all intruders are overpowered
His perfect bone structure, only God could create
This being before you, you could never hate
Such muscles, from a workout your own body can''t ...

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Spring Breeze

Spring Breeze I wake up to the breeze as it flows to my bed
I can smell the breakfast that I will be fed
My window is open
And birds I do hear
So peaceful inside here ...

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Storks

Storks The storks line up
near the airport
as if waiting for
their flight home.
Patiently watching planes ...

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Spring Beauty

Spring Beauty Standing on my porch, a cup of hot tea in hand, I watch the sun rise up over the jagged mountain tops, casting scattered shadows across the valley. I watch as the last patches of snow scattered across the grass begin to melt, the sun glinting off the packed snow crystals. The tiny icicles on the trees begin ...

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Choice

Choice The angel says don’t, the demon says do;
I heard them both and still have no clue.
My heart wants to go and take the risk;
My mind understands though how bad all that is ...

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Celebrate the Spring Season

Celebrate the Spring Season Cannot wait until Spring appears, to start a new Spring Garden, filled with Sunshine, Birds, Stones, Butterflies and Grasshoppers. Lots of rain drops to make the Garden Grow...

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Don't Be Afraid

Don't Be Afraid Racing through the mysterious dark trees,
While weaving around and leaping over logs.
Trying to figure out with that strange shape was
Ghastly trees or a sneaky person lurking around ...

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