Off the Beaten Path

After work, and then my second little gig after work, I drove the long way home and stopped by an old field and exhaled a bit. Thankful for little things like Spring flowers, and slowing moving and moo-ing cows, and birds flitting together in pairs. Thankful for blue skies above and firm ground under my sandaled feet. Thankful for another day, and a quiet moment to not have to think a single thought, but just take it all in. GraceRead more

Stubborn Little Hyacinth

Stubborn Little Hyacinth Peeking through the soil Resilient little perennial It’s been a year of toil Yes it may show up in the blooms This year, so scant and slight But beautiful little Hyacinth You made it to the light!! (And that was no small fight!) Stubborn little Hyacinth I feel a bit like you Am hopeful that the resilient beauty I’ll see in me like I see it in you. Beautiful, Lovely Hyacinth What a gift you are toRead more