Birds of Oklahoma Winter

  Oklahoma with its mild winter is host to many birds. The meadowlark and the cardinals keep busy and wait out spring along with nuthatches and the tiny tufted titmouse. The meadowlark with its yellow chest and belly and its stripes and choir scarf of jet black is my favorite of all the birds. The […]

Bright Song

 Beauty is God’s handwriting––a wayside sacrament.  Welcome it in every fair face, in every fair sky, in every fair flower,  and thank God for it as a cup of blessing.  Ralph Waldo Emerson Bright Song By Elece hollis   Beside the steam I found them  Sunlit iris wild. I stopped and walked among them with […]

Time

You’re a man, you’ve seen the world–– The beauty and the wonder and the power,  The shape of things, their colors, lights and shades,  Changes, surprises–– And God made it all! Robert Browning Time By Elece Hollis Time for vases of daffodils on the windowsill. Time for filling the hummingbird feeders. Time for sunny warmer […]