In My Vineyard

Seeking & finding that little extra in the ordinary

Against the Stormy Sky

  Leaves light up under the stormy sky. The air is filled with expectation. “Our God approaches, but not silently; a flaming fire comes first, and a storm surrounds him.” … Continue reading


Black Daisy Fire Flower

Plain daisy… but there was more to you than meets the eye… “The winds are your messengers, and flames of fire are your servants.”  Psalm 104:4


My Cathedral

An autumn walk Air crisp and redolent with summer’s ebbing life; Green-turning-gold-and-russet canopy overhead- sun-kissed carpet underfoot taking me through autumn gates of splendour into my earthy cathedral. Here I … Continue reading

May 12, 2015

Fading Forest

Ablaze with light, colour, and the sweetly comforting age-old smell of over-ripe foliage… The autumn forest catches fire as the last rays of the sun ignite the russets and golds … Continue reading

May 9, 2015

The Stream

Flowing from that crystal place; Steady stream at steady pace; Wash from me the earthly sod, Living Stream from Holy God. Mighty Stream from crystal sea, Flow relentless over me, … Continue reading

March 13, 2015

Spring’s Triumph

The Wind’s icy whip cuts a hundred lashes across Earth’s cold face. Earth turns away, retreating from the onslaught of Winter into frozen silence… She will say nothing more… let … Continue reading

June 12, 2013

Fire and Ice

  Light infused this flower with life, and I saw the fire and ice in its heart… a little extra in the ordinary. ” If you have light, and nothing … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · 2 Comments


The beautiful Moon-flower blooms only for one night… and then fades, and dies.  A life short, sweet and fragrant, but what a difference it makes to the night! No shadow … Continue reading

June 6, 2013

Promise and Performance

On Christmas Day I wakened to a wonderful sight… a single olive-green egg laid in the nest that the neighborhood robin had built in my hanging pot-plant!  It was not … Continue reading

June 6, 2013

Dance of the Jelly Fish

They swayed and flowed around each other in a perfect rhythm, as if to unheard music… now this way, now that… …A single dancer takes the center… … it seemed … Continue reading

June 3, 2013