Mountain Invitation

Mountain meadows turning golden Fall nips with crystalline air Tiny pine trees scattered random March t’wards next Christmas fairRusset cattails border ditch banksGlow in sunlight’s slanting rays Fallen barns heaped in the grassesTestify of bygone days Roadways ever bearing traffic Streaming constant changing times Still the mountains stand steadfastly Monuments of God’s design Rest, indeed,Continue reading “Mountain Invitation”

Of Dogs and Humans

Recently watching Cesar Millan, infamous “dog whisperer,” brought to mind the simplicity of resolving those fearful, gnarled things within ourselves. Receiving chaotic emotional cues from their owners, fearful, anxious canines remain confused, even aggressive, and uncontrolled until their pack leaders, their masters, overcome their own fears and anxieties in order to lead their dogs intoContinue reading “Of Dogs and Humans”

Celebrating Freedom

What joy to live in such a placeThat holds freedom high With gratitude for such a gift Think long what brought it by It is a gift, hard fought and wonA gift through sacrifice A gift to treasure and protectBought with excessive priceFree to live and to thriveTo seek the truth to know Realities ofContinue reading “Celebrating Freedom”