Writing When I Don’t Want To

Sometimes I feel just like this tree.  Stoic and strong. But I begin to wonder if the tree could think, if he would sometimes feel blah, uninspired, boring in his sameness.  But then just when you think the tree doesn’t change, it begins.  The green leaves turn yellow, orange, red, brown.  The wind moves the branches to and fro, changing the silhouette on the horizon.  The tree is inspired, inspiring, moving, changing, new.

When I don’t feel like writing, it is usually because I feel blah, uninspired, the same old Lisa, the same old day.  But God is always doing something new in me.  Even if I am unaware sometimes, he is making me slowly into the image of His Son.  My leaves are turning, the Spirit wind is blowing me in different directions.  

Sometimes just doing something, even if I don’t feel like it, is a good thing.  I feel better since I wrote this, and I’m not even sure why.  I guess I’m just reminding myself that God is always at work, things are not as static as I feel they are, and that moving into action can keep me propelled in that direction.

Thanks for listening to the rambling writer.  

Love, Lisa

A Rose in Autumn

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Standing as tall as she can

She stretches her neck towards the sun

Petals showing their age but still retaining color of blushes

Lightly lined and becoming dry

She is happy to be there, in the garden, in the sun, in the green

Feeling the touch of the wind and the rain on her skin

Still alive and lovely and glad to be

c2016 Lisa Lyons

A Warm Autumn Day

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I’m late, but not really….the post can wait, the weather couldn’t.  🙂  We had to take advantage of the warm autumn air while we have it.  Warm sun, crunchy leaves, perfect blue sky, breeze that lifts your hair and takes it on a little trip….what could be better in November?  Thanking God; He is so good.  Blessings for your day, and praying you’ve had a great one.   Lisa

September….Where Did You Go?

998 Is it just me, or is time zooming by at the speed of light?  Sometimes I feel like I have stumbled into a time machine unbeknownst, and have zoomed far into the future.  🙂  Yes, it’s October, and the challenge?  To try to savor each moment of each day that God has granted me here in this month.  To enjoy more, to be aware more, to love more, to not miss the blessings as they come.  Pray for me, and I will pray for you.  Slainte, Lisa