"If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe." Carl Sagan Lattice top pie made from ingredients provided by the inventor of the universe. This blue bowl was shaped and crafted by a trained potter. This apple was shaped and handcrafted by the... Continue Reading →
I think I heard a mountain Fluting a brave air, A melody, a tune, a hymn, Bold ballad I could share.
Come See!By Elece HollisCome see—come join in the song!All earth sings praise to the CreatorWho has from time immemorial Raised His hand and created the seed,The tree, the leaf, the bud, the flowerAnew each day—fresh and beautiful,Bright and color-filled, light-kissed, and sweet-scentedAgain and again—yet never has His paintbrushFailed to make men and angelsGasp and sigh in... Continue Reading →
The extravagant gesture is the very stuff of creation. Annie DillardMaster of ArtistryI relished bright costumes full of patent pizzazzSkirts and dresses of sparkling jazzWonderful, fantastic, delightful arrayThe sweetest conceptions of a "dizzy-land" day.However so darling, creative, and brightStill cannot compare to the crafter of lightWho amazes us daily with gorgeous designs,The face of the earth... Continue Reading →
Hidden BeautyYou will find treasures thereIn the bosom of a rose—In a tulip’s heartInside the flesh of a lily, a trillium, an iris,A zinnia, all bound upTreasures finer than pure gold Like gemstonesNestled among velvet wrappings Hidden deep inside untilThe sky's heat-lamp warms it;Rain caresses, Coaxes petals back; Colors some out to singThe real flower is unearthed.People rush along—hurry—hiddenSwallowed by coats and sweaters;Fleeing a... Continue Reading →
Graceful dogwoodEach of four petals scared with red like the cross of Jesus. How can the sky be such a perfect blue? Dogwood flowers like waxen crosses. Centered with a green crownPrecious heart shaped petals whiter than snow and speaking God's love at Easter.