Monthly Archives: March 2014

Misty Spring Harbingers and Sweet Arpeggios

  Ah…there’s a gentle whiffling sound of rain greeting overhead when I patter from bed to bath this barely sky-lit dawn, set the tap for soaking, slip into warmth and peaceful awakening.  And in this brief breath between Good Morning, … Continue reading

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His Good Treasure

     A lovely promise seems to keep dropping into my thoughts lately, like a pebble that stirs rings of joy upon the waters of my days: “The Lord will open to you His good treasure… and to bless all the … Continue reading

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When March is scarcely here…

A Light exists in Spring Not present on the Year At any other period — When March is scarcely here A Color stands abroad On Solitary Fields That Science cannot overtake But Human Nature feels. It waits upon the Lawn, … Continue reading

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When you are feeling lost, unknown, nameless…

You shall no more be termed Forsaken, nor shall your land be called Desolate any more. But you shall be called Hephzibah [My delight is in her], and your land be called Beulah [married]; for the Lord delights in you, … Continue reading

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While meandering through the green…

And singing St. Patrick’s Breastplate… Christ be with me, Christ within me, Christ behind me, Christ before me, Christ beside me, Christ to win me, Christ to comfort and restore me. Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ in quiet, … Continue reading

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Sowing Joyful Expectation

                       Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap                                              but  by the … Continue reading

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Seeds in our hands

Joy is like the light on her face, as she sits there on her front porch steps reveling in the new sunshine of the day. The door is open behind her, a flag of welcome both to refreshed air wafting … Continue reading

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