From Psalm 126

They that sow in tears
shall reap in joy.

He that goeth forth and weepeth,
bearing precious seed,
shall doubtless come again
with rejoicing,
bringing his sheaves with him.

Psalm 126: 5 – 6 (KJV)

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Small Study Poems

time with a book
light reaches my chair
through trees

late November
warmth of sunlight
on my desk chair

all a day can hold
sun and shadows
on the wood window frame
above my desk
in my small study

new light
in my study
waterfall

Ellen Grace Olinger

Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin

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Grateful

This was my post for Thanksgiving this year, and grateful every day. As Ann Voskamp writes:  eucharisteo precedes the miracle.”

Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin

“Little nails and a steady hammer can rebuild a life –eucharisteoprecedes the miracle.”

Selections from One Thousand Gifts
by Ann Voskamp – Page 31.
2012, Zondervan; author copyright.

I remembered the quote today and had not looked at this book for awhile. The “Interior photography” is also by Ann Voskamp.

In April 2013 I wrote, The goal is to always find something to praise – however tiny. It’s interesting as I type this, I recall such vivid images of beauty outside the windows during difficult days. I didn’t think of myself as having that visual sense before. Now it is appearing in my poetry, as a natural part of life.

These are photos from my 2016 archives.

Lake Michigan – November 2016

Begonia planter – November 2016

Poinsettia – December 2016

Snow on the blue tarp for Karl’s trailer – December 2016

Thank you for all your inspiration…

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