It is not lonely or desolate––this land––it's teeming with life, every square foot of it.
Begonia The begonia on my porch is showing her true colors this week. As each tiny bead of a bud pops itself open; it uncurls into a tiny pale pink bundle like a baby girls's soft crochetted bootie found in the cradle's end––a tiny soft wad. Then the sun beams on it and it unfolds... Continue Reading →
Dandelions are the common connection of children and dreams. c e hollis Dandelion Dreams by Elece Hollis Dandelions let us go on wishing and dreaming. Find a wonderful sphere of seeds on miniature parachutes, Full of mystery and promise, Itself a marvel. Make a wish. Close your eyes. Blow. Dream a dream. Find another.... Continue Reading →
As summer lingers with overheated days and evening thunderstorms, potted plants pine away as if they are exhausted. The porch swing is too lonely a place, yet a cat volunteers to keep me company. The air is heavy with moisture and heat. It is uncomfortable to sit outside and read; so I stay in under... Continue Reading →
The Doorway By Elece Hollis Stand awhile and study Each door that faces you; Listen just a little To the voices coming through. Watch who passes in before, See who passes back too. Find out where the door may lead; Ask their advice--please do. Seek the mind of Jesus Let Him guide you true, For... Continue Reading →
Winter Surprise by elece hollis It's winter. Days are cold and often the sky is gray, But wherever I roam, wherever my eye looks There is life, beauty, color, design----Signs of a living, breathing, caring, artistic god.
Christmas Cactus By Elece Hollis She's called a cactus––but has no spines; She speaks between her graceful lines. She isn't fir or coned´pine. At Christmas time. She isn't Poinsettia bright Not Amaryllis––that's alright! She bows her head––shy––out of sight At Christmas time. She brightens up the room each year; Comes to bring us all... Continue Reading →