Tag Archives: Nature

Listening

Sitting by the window Sadie looked out at the morning light. She studied the patterns of the sun rays as they filtered through the window. The warmth of the rays brought a smile to her heart. Sadie fidgeted in what … Continue reading

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Creating Ripples

Smooth as glass Blue and clear Standing still Is the view from the pier The smallest drops Little in size Fall upon the surface Making tiny waves rise One by one Their impact grows Intersecting As they flow Coming together … Continue reading

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Showers of Plenty

Wilted flower Parched by the sun Tired and droopy Unsheltered, undone Swirling around Atmosphere change Light the winds In Cascade range Small beginnings Little clouds appear Sent from the Heavens Wilted flower cheers Showers of plenty Begin to fall Strengthening … Continue reading

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Morning Counsel

Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life. Psalm 143:8 Acrylic by Julie Armendariz

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What joy for those whose strength comes from the Lord

How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord of Heaven’s Armies. I long, yes, I faint with longing to enter the courts of the Lord. With my whole being, body and soul, I will shout joyfully to the living God. … Continue reading

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The unexpected

Sitting at home quietly enjoying my day I was suddenly startled by an unusual noise. This was rather unsettling as I realized its vicinity involved the fireplace. Still trying to asses it’s identity I realized I would have to open … Continue reading

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Snow Day

Snow Day I love the beauty God sends our way Whirling in white through the gray Tiny snow crystals from heaven above Uniquely designed and formed with love Dancing in the wind they float our way Gathering together to brighten … Continue reading

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Swift Watch

Every year thousands of Vaux’s Swifts gather as they prepare to migrate to Central America and Venezuela. Migrating swifts often use chimneys as roosts (places to sleep). Photography By Julie Armendariz

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Mini Landscape

4×4 Acrylic By Julie Armendariz

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Do Not Worry

“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? Look at the birds … Continue reading

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