Perfection

Perfection

  Have you ever wondered about the way the earth must have been, just as the Lord made it, before Adam and Eve sinned and were cast out of the Garden? It surely was beautiful and peaceful; exciting, yet safe. We still glimpse it in the majesty of mountains, the purity of the first snowfall, […]

Simple Wisdom

Simple Wisdom

  “Joys come from simple and natural things; mists over meadows, sunlight on leaves, the path of the moon over water.”                                                                     […]

Springtime in Arkansas

Springtime in Arkansas

  The maple in my front yard has fresh green leaves–the tassels are still hanging on, but they’ll soon drop off, leaving those new leaves. The white mulberry is a little slower, but leaves are appearing on it too. My pin oak is yet in the tassel stage, usually being more hesitant, trying to make […]

What Is That Song I Hear?

What Is That Song I Hear?

  As times change–fashions, cars, viewpoints, so does music. Music and rhythm are at the core of our very existence. Think about it–the rhythm of days and night, of seasons, the weather. Even the way we walk and talk has a certain rhythm and every voice has some sort of musical quality. I’ve read that […]

Moonlight Can Be MIghty Mysterious

Moonlight Can Be MIghty Mysterious

Snowlight from below, moonlight from above made a fairyland of the street, turning it into a silent, shimmering, unfamiliar place. It was like a pathway to tomorrow or, maybe, to yesterday, away from the mundane into the marvelous. I wouldn’t have been surprised to see an elf or a leprechaun dancing from tree shadow to […]

The Beauty that Surrounds Us

The Beauty that Surrounds Us

  Beauty surrounds us. Sometimes, we have to look for it; sometimes, it’s so obvious, we can’t miss it. But, many times we get so accustomed to seeing it, we pass right by without a thought. And that’s a shame. I’ve always found beautiful things in nature to be restful. And, let me tell you, […]

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