Washing Hands

Washing Hands
By Pauline Harris

Stepping up to the sink
One hand turns the faucet on
Water flows down into the drain
Both hands reach for the soap
Enough soap to wash them
Lathering each crevice, not missing a spot
Around each finger to the tips
In between, both palm and back
Feeling the soap bubbling
With each stroke inside and out
Moving the hands to the flowing water
Clearing off each reminent
Watching all the soap and dirt
Go swiftly down, down the drain
Washing the grime away

A simple act we can do
To protect us and others
In a small way everyday

Do We Listen

No photo description available.
by Pauline Harris

Light Shines in a Crack

Sometimes the light
Is shining brightly
Through the crack

The light may not be
Visible through the fog
But hope illuminates
For us to eventually see
The light beyond

Knowing the light is there
And for us to see one day
Take heart in that thought
Allowing it to warm us
All around with Heartsmiles
By Pauline Harris

The Walk

The Walk
by Pauline Harris

Out the door
Two dogs on leads
A tug to go this way
And another to go that
Each dog with her own mind
Each wanting their choice
Forgetting all are in this together
We each must make the effort
To take the path forward
An agreement is made
Walking the path down
Deep into the valley
Through the old tree forest
And to the rolling stream
The water flowing over
The pebbles in the gentle brook
Guiding us along the way
Each of taking in the moment
Of the peaceful journey
And now the brisk walk
To return home renewed

Living Light

Living Light
By Pauline Harris

Many moons ago
A spark was lit
Growing strong
Deeply implanted
In kindness and compassion
The spark grew
Into a flame
Growing strong
Being passed on
To all those who care
Sharing the love
Growing strong
Encompassing the sky

A Quilt

We are like a quilt
All different parts
Threads and materials
We are put together
Made strong in love
Completed and strong
Combined to comfort
And protect ourselves
From whatever forces
Do come our way
Together we rely
And support each other
By Pauline Harris

Purple Blossoms

Image may contain: possible text that says 'Purple Blossoms by Pauline Harris Arf Photography'

A bright light shines
Through the crack
Reaching forth to bring
Healing hugs

by Pauline Harris

Previous Older Entries

Pastor Michael Moore's Blog

Retired USAF Chaplain; Pastor, Presbyterian Community Church of the Rockies, Estes Park, Colorado

Jemverse

Life in words

carterquilter.wordpress.com/

Created by Cindy Carter. Available for Free.

Make All Things New

shabby to chic

Larry Hurtado's Blog

Comments on the New Testament and Early Christianity (and related matters)

One Round Corner

Welcome! This infinitesimal corner of the web is a place where my fairy tales, poems, and images collect and remind me of where I've been. Enjoy and feel free to comment on your parallel existence! Peter Ellis

Contemplative Viewfinder

Faith is like looking through the viewfinder of a camera; it helps us see differently.

ravingsanity

Just another WordPress.com site

Izabell Key

breathe to write

Neeldip Barot

Live, like the moment belongs to you

Purple Pants

Presenting Life Delicacies with a Pinch of Salt

Science meets Faith

Can you be both, Scientist and Christian at the same time? Yes, you can – yes, we can!

Ryan Hauck

Blog and Services

Chasing Light

Discovering how it changes everything

Chew Wanna Eat?

Original Recipes, Home Hacks, Gardening, and more

Pure Glory

The heavens are telling the glory of God; and the firmament proclaims His handiwork. Psalms 19:1

JPE's Thoughts

Personal Views and Experience of the Universe

BY THE LEFT HAND...

Brett Kristian