The Work Of Faith


grain in the silo
barn full of hay
devotions made each day

Columbine Consecration


garden prayers
in the morning light
a flowering devotion

Life Asks Of Us


tattered feather
more precious now
for all it has given

Prayer Flags


the birch in worship
waving her prayer flags
for us

Ma Donna

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Madonna appeared
in a cairn of stones
offering prayer and blessing

Water Temple

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elements in worship
limbs raised in prayer
reflection of faith

The Ascetic

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a monk of a moth
in birch bark robes
prostrate in prayer

Pray

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for the peace
in the pasture
to cradle the world

Petal Prayers

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pink petaled benediction
blessed the time and tending
of the garden’s enduring grace

Grace

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the world
leafs out and blossoms
answering all lingering
winter prayers

Hallowing

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outside the church window
the prayer and devotion
of snow

Vespers

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long before eventide
leaves chant the prayers of trees
the request and praise of grace and gratitude

Eagle’s Perch

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an open marsh
the solitary dead pine
this is where the eagle prays

Communion


A blossom speaks my prayer for me.
May I share my best
and leave a legacy of loveliness.

Magic in the Mist


Beneath the shroud of early morning mist
all creatures and growing things pause
and give thanks for the coming day.