Better Than Coffee

photo by Kim Andrist       Beautiful morning.   Gentle, pink edged sky,   Foggy presence lingering,   Birds chirping—calling,   A lone goose flying—calling out   Like an emergency vehicle warning   Oncoming traffic.   Everything saturated with the morning mist,   The smell of burning wood,   And a puppy who just … Continue reading “Better Than Coffee”

A Cloudy Sky

As I walked outside before the hint of dawn this morning, my usual greeting party was not there. Clouds covered my friends who twinkle in the dark morning sky. Only a bright half moon said, “Hello.” But as I watched the clouds move I saw glimpses of stars hiding on the other side. Breaks in the … Continue reading “A Cloudy Sky”

Look Up

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the works of His hands (Psalm 19:1).   Our family lives outside the city limits between the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fear River, so the sky is very dark at night. But its darkness grows blacker during the wee hours of the morning right … Continue reading “Look Up”

Keep Wanting More

My mornings come early again. I’ve been rising in the dark to take the newest member of the Lee household outside. Funny, I think God wants me awake before dawn. Children now grown, cat who woke me up at 4:00AM gone, and then…a baby with floppy ears, puppy breath, wagging tail and tiny bladder enters my life. … Continue reading “Keep Wanting More”

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