Wednesday, March 10, 2010

A Garden's Beauty

© Gary Strader, 2009

A garden filled with fragrant flowers,
Surrounded by tall, strong trees,
With leaves fluttering in a soft breeze
Can provide many pleasant hours;
The peaceful sense of beauty it brings
And joy flooding into each part
Satisfies a yearning in my heart,
As my spirit soars and sings.

Enjoying nature's beauty and rest
With the light of God's love on my face,
An awareness swells of a special grace,
Recalling the things in life that are best;
As a certainty fills me that all will be right
Since the One who caused all things to be
Created this beauty for you and for me,
And my soul overflows with pure delight!

© Connie Arnold

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11 comments:

WELCOME TO MY WORLD OF POETRY: said...

Brilliant Connie, I felt as though I was in a beautiful garden instead of a darkenend room towards the end of day. Thanks for sharing.

Take care.
Yvonne.

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Amen! That was beautiful.

elaine @ peace for the journey said...

Being out in God's creation always reminds me of his goodness and gives me a great sense of "peace"--that all is as all should be.

Thanks for stopping by today and visiting me at the blog. You are always welcome at my place.

peace~elaine

Dee said...

Hello, It was nice of you to visit and leave me a compliment on my humble little blog. You write beautiful poetry and I will be back soon to visit and enjoy your poetry.

THE OLD GEEZER said...

Hello, my name is Ron and I am a
Christian blogger.

I enjoyed looking over your blog.
And you are more than welcome
to visit my mine.
http://ronjoewhite.blogspot.com
ronj1946 at gmail dot com

If I've posted this to your blog before
please forgive me, sometimes it ain't
so easy being an Old Geezer.

God Bless You

Lori Mazzola said...

Your words flow water from the page, soothing the beast and calming the rage...

Sharlyn Guthrie said...

Beautiful poem! I'm ready for some gardening, flowers, and budding trees. Bring on Spring!

Connie Arnold said...

Thank you for stopping by to read and leave your comments! Spring is almost here, and I'll be posting more poems about spring later. Blessings to you!

Stephen Tremp said...

Nice. I can feel the words eminating from your soul. I appreciate anyone who writes poetry. Have a great weekend.

Stephen Tremp

LisaShaw said...

You right beautifully precious Connie! Keep sharing God's love in your words.

Love you!

renewd42 said...

Great poetry, I too love to write, and read...poetry! Blessings really enjoyed your blog! If you get a chance, stop by my blog and follow me there! blessings in Christ! Lisa
http://faithonthemountains.blogspot.com/