Tag: tree

tree of life

The other day, a young friend was helping me pick out some photos to frame for my first gallery showing. As we flipped through the dozens that reside on my computer, he stopped me at the photo above and noted how much he liked… Continue Reading “tree of life”

lessons learned: forgiveness like a tree

This morning in my quiet time with the Creator, I was gently reminded that I needed to stop focusing on patterns of the past and let them go.  I suggested surrender as the answer, and the Creator smiled and reminded me that in this… Continue Reading “lessons learned: forgiveness like a tree”

the tree

Even the tallest, strongest tree needs both light and the dark to flourish.  We experience sunlight streaming down among branches and leaves, and we shout, “Hurrah!  The Light is here!  Look how the tree grows!” Yet we forget, that in the darkness the roots… Continue Reading “the tree”

study of pussy willow


10 ways to turn off the technology and turn on nature

With the advent of Spring, I thought this one might be appropriate to repost.  Happy Saturday~cameron So last night, our Just Be women’s group met at the community garden at church for a night of prayer, fellowship, and laughter.  We started this garden a… Continue Reading “10 ways to turn off the technology and turn on nature”

Tess Gallagher’s Choices

Choices ~ Tess Gallagher I go to the mountain side of the house to cut saplings, and clear a view to snow on the mountain. But when I look up, saw in hand, I see a nest clutched in the uppermost branches. I don’t… Continue Reading “Tess Gallagher’s Choices”

lessons learned: hydrangeas and healing

We human beings are like plants. We need to be cared for in order to grow and thrive.  It’s not always a perfect formula. In general though, we need to be watered, fed, and sometimes pruned. And just like plants, without enough nourishment, we… Continue Reading “lessons learned: hydrangeas and healing”

forgiveness like a tree

In carrying along with the tree theme, I thought I would repost this one from a meditation I wrote a couple of years ago. Forgiveness is the healing of wounds caused by another.  You choose to let go of a past wrong and no… Continue Reading “forgiveness like a tree”

a poem as lovely as a tree

Tonight as I as was reading the insightful responses to this morning’s blogpost, I remembered a poem that my third grade teacher used to recite to us.  I quickly googled it and read it again after all these years.  Needless to say, I could… Continue Reading “a poem as lovely as a tree”

visitor to the farm

autumn walk

Nature’s crayons: browns

fungus and wood

autumn’s early greeting