Saturday Morning Graces

Sunshine skittering through the branches of the apple trees; points of light glittering  on the nut tree; sparrows holding their chapter meeting in the barn eaves; daffodils bending in the breeze; the dark pink tilth of the fields smelling sweetly; a cock crowing loudly; pied wagtails dipping and dancing on the lawn; the smell of beeswax from the oratory; guests stirring lazily in the West End of the monastery; Bro Duncan PBGV imploring a morning walk; the warm silence which follows Lauds. For all these gifts of your giving, Lord, we give thanks.


8 thoughts on “Saturday Morning Graces”

  1. You paint a wonderful picture; being able to stop, sense, hear, see all the changes spring is bringing is a true blessing indeed. Although, personally I wish the birds could have kept quiet a little longer around here this morning!

  2. Lovely!
    While its beginning to seem like spring here (most of the snow is gone, the river only has a bit of ice in spots along its banks), we can never really say Spring has arrived in this part of the world, until our traditional May snowstorm has passed…

Comments are closed.