The best of dreams forms in my mind
The green, the blue, the grey
The castles long forgotten stand
The stones that go on forever
Sheep that roam, seemingly boundless
The laughter, the warmth, the people
The place I breathe and dream the best
c2021 Lisa Lyons
I dreamed last night about Ireland….so hence the poem. I am excited for the day when we can finally travel there again. But for now, I am going to pet my dog, call my husband, look out at our mountain, and listen for any winter birds that may be hanging around for a Virginia winter. Have a wonderful day, wherever you are in the world. Love, Lisa
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Tagged beauty, castles, contentment, Creation, dreams, Inspiration, Ireland, Nature, oceans, Sheep |
My son, long ago, yet as yesterday, as he sits beside the sea in Ireland.
When I am by the sea, all the noise stops
Save the roar and crash of waves and wind
The Voice of God speaks loudest
When I stay and rest and listen
The rocks, the sand, the waters’ force
Bid me stay forever
I must go, but always know
I’ll be there in my heart
c2021 Lisa Lyons
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Tagged beauty, Creation, Doolin, God, Inspiration, Ireland, Ocean, Peace, sea |
Valentia Island, Ed Lyons photography
“For dominion belongs to the Lord and He rules over the nations.” – Psalm 22:28
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Tagged beauty, control, Creation, God, Hope, Inspiration, Ireland, truth, Valentia Island |
This world likes to scare us. But God has not given us a spirit of fear, but He has given us power, love, and a sound mind. I thought I would find some of my very favorite journey photos my husband and I have taken over the years to try and replace the fear with the good God things this morning. Have fun thinking of your good God things this morning also. Love, Lisa
The Lord Jesus Christ. This Celtic cross is located in Monasterboice, Ireland.
My wonderful husband and family. Blarney Castle, Ireland.
Cliffs by the sea. This was taken in County Antrim, Ireland, near the Carrick-a-Rede Bridge.
Mountains in the mist. Ben Bulben mountains, Co. Sligo, Ireland, on the Gleniff Horseshoe.
God’s creatures, sheep, pets, wooly caterpillars. These wooly sheep were on Valentia Island, Co. Kerry.
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Tagged Creation, God, Inspiration, Ireland, Jesus, mountains, oceans, Peace |
I have a very special guest blogger today….our fourteen year old daughter, Amy. Here is her beautiful poem. Enjoy.
A crystal, clear as water, fine as granulated sand…pure
Think about these things
Wind blowing softly through the pines, at the highest peak on the mountain Think about these things
Waves crashing against majestic cliffs amidst a rising sun Think about these things
Rain pattering gently onto the grass helping to nurture and tame While the sun’s rays pull every blade higher and higher out of its secure underground home Think about these things
Think about what is worthy to be praised The Lord should give us you every reason to feel a little dazed
For the Lamb is our love and our light If He is in us, than we shall shine bright
Let us share these things with others
So that they may tell all their sisters and brothers
Rejoice in His name And His blessings you will obtain
If anything is good or excellent, commendable or pure Think about these things
c2020 Amy Lyons
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Tagged Creation, God, Hope, light, mountains, Nature, Ocean, positive |