God’s Happy Place

  “The farmer is in God’s happy place when he is working in the fields, the vineyards, the orchards, and the pastures.”  c.e.hollis The earth at summer’s end and autumn’s coming has a sweetness––warm and lingering. It has been planted, watered, weeded, and watch-dogged. It waits for the farmer to harvest. Fruit trees and pecan […]

Life on the Prairie

“Prairie is a word that calls out to me. It is grass and wildflowers, crops, cattle grazing and hawks circling in the blue. Oceanic––filled to the brim with life, light, and undulating wind-stirred waves.” c.e. hollis An early morning foggy pasture with a single tree. It is quiet and full of sound at the same […]

The Yellow of Prairie Autumn

“Sunlight stored up, soaked up by the surface of the fields and meadows must find its way back to the wide wonderful sky. So at the end of summer the yellow, orange, and bits of gold burst from buds and reach for the heavens.” c.e.hollis Along the dusty roads bold splashes of yellow like bundles […]