Echoes of Easter

The rain has ceased, and the green plants look aglow in the dim light.  In the midst of springtime, a mystery is drifting down, settling around us, like mist.  It is whispering the “magic deeper still” Aslan spoke of in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe . . . the magic that began before […]

The Great Gardener

I first saw this poem in its entirety when I was surrounded by beautiful blooms at Bellingrath Gardens in Alabama.  The last stanza will probably be familiar to you, as it timelessly echoes the reveries of every gardener. God’s Garden THE Lord God planted a garden In the first white days of the world, And […]

The Legend of the Bluebonnet

The bluebonnets are blooming this week. The roadsides are thick with them. I felt compelled to get Little One out in them to take his picture. Normally, I would have been hesitant (to say the least) to let my three-year-old frolic beside a busy road, but the blue beauty so captivated us that we hardly noticed […]