Beauty and Hope

Unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.

Psalm 25:1 (KJV)

Photo credit: Ellen Grace Olinger

From my post, Simple Beauty At HomeFebruary 5, 2018

Peach on canvas is courtesy of wpclipart.

From my post, Images and NotesFebruary 8, 2019

tree branches
bowed to the ground
seemingly half-broken
covered with new leaves
my notebook of prayers

Poem by Ellen Grace Olinger

Tree BranchesMarch 31, 2017

Violets & Lily of the Valley image is courtesy of Reusable Art.

the faith of birds

the faith of birds
trusting in seed
under snow

My haiku was published first in SMILE, a large print journal that was edited/published by Joyce M. Johnson.

Image: wpclipart

Nature Photography

For a few years, I went outside and simply looked for art in the yard, and took the photos that were there already.

October 2016

Leaves on brown tarp – October 2017

December 2017

Photos are by Ellen Grace Olinger.

The PSALMS

P romises of
S erenity
A nd
L ove
M editations and
S trength

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reading
150 poems
the Psalms

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treetops
with gold leaves
whispering
in mild winds
Unto thee,
O Lord,
do I lift up
my soul.

Psalm 25: 1

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rereading Psalms
colors of leaves
a deeper gold

(SMILE; No. 71, 2013)

Ellen Grace Olinger

floral_seamless_pattern_golden

“Floral seamless pattern golden” is courtesy of wpclipart.