On your feet now—applaud God! Bring a gift of laughter, sing yourselves into his presence. ~Psalm 100:1 (Message) Linking up with sweet Kelly. Follow the button for some amazing photos.
I hover over her, squint at her tilted back and crooked neck. Are you comfortable? She looks up at me. Are you? No. I tug and pull and fluff her pillows. How is that– are you comfortable now? She looks up at me. Are you? Yes, I’m better. And we laugh. She hates this, […]
If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow or the squirrel’s heart beat, and we should die of that roar which is the other side of silence. ~George Eliot, English Novelist, Pseudonym of Mary Ann Evans, 1819-1880, in Middlemarch
Just some quiet photos from Laity Lodge. Still in the stillness,
(The Gateway Arch, St. Louis, MO) I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved. They will come in and go out, and find pasture. ~John 10:9 (NIV)
There is change in the breaking when flakes of feeling surface, exposed, blister and bleed on paper, transformed into a poetic patina of words stripped from the heart. Responding to the challenge Photography and Poetry as Rust through The High Calling and T.S. Poetry Press. If you have time, check out my “rusty” photo set on Flickr.
(Sanderling standing still at the edge of Lake Superior) Now then, stand still and see this great thing the Lord is about to do before your eyes! ~1 Samuel 12:16 (NIV)
Gather blue muted and bold. Drink deep. Why are you down in the dumps, dear soul? Why are you crying the blues? Fix my eyes on God— soon I’ll be praising again. He puts a smile on my face. He’s my God. ~Psalm 42:11 (Message) Joining in gathering blue.
They’re at it again, these two. Claire and L.L. Asking us to stretch our “creative fibers.” To share our history symbolically. In photographic images. And poetry–a sonnet. Claire challenges us to find five photos that answer five specific questions. I didn’t realize how much my life has been shaped by wood. 1. Who Made Up Your […]
Let me shout God’s name with a praising song, Let me tell his greatness in a prayer of thanks. ~Psalm 69:30 (Message)