Wednesday, December 16, 2009

The Lovely Evergreen in Nature



Divine Art
by Joan Adams Burchell

Evergreens so beautiful -
dressed in virgin white;
Here and there, ornaments of colour -
God’s winter birds - a delight!

Cardinals, Jays, Chickadees,
and God’s beloved Sparrows -
All a part of His winter canvas
perfected by He who knows.

Snow that falls throughout the night -
untouched by human hand,
Is a vision of Holy loveliness
to those who understand.

Painters, photographers and poets, too,
try to capture the sight;
Skiers, children, enjoy it their way -
as they play with all their might.

Some look through their window-pane,
just admiring the view;
God sends it for those who are shut in -
not only for me and you.

How Great His Wisdom and Love for all!
He knows whate’er the season -
Creative paintings send LOVE all around
and that is God’s gift and reason.

24 comments:

Tea said...

Such a beautiful poem! Thanks for sharing it, Margaret. :)

Kay said...

So beautiful, Margaret!

WELCOME TO MY WORLD OF POETRY: said...

This Margaret is just superb, it was a real pleasure to read.

Yvonne.

Patty said...

What a beautiful poem. Thanks for sharing with us.

peggy and The Cats said...

Such a sweet poem. Thanks for sharing. (We love trees too)

A New Beginning said...

What a sweet poem:) Thanks for sharing Margaret :) loved it!

Merle said...

Dear Margaret ~ Lovely poem and I am a tree lover - "Only God can make a tree" from the poem Trees.
Glad you liked my tree picture, and I can't draw a thing either. I
have great respect for those who can draw with their mouth or their feet. My brother and I did look happy and are great friends. There is only the two of us.
Glad you liked the poem and jokes.
Merry Christmas again my friend.
Love, Merle.

Linda said...

This is lovely! Thanks for sharing it.

Blessings always,
Linda

GARAGE SALE GAL said...

MERRY CHRISTMAS MARGARET!!!
That is a lovely poem and thanks for sharing in.
I wish you and your family a Blessed and Merry Christmas,
Warmly,
Deb :)

Midlife Mom said...

What a lovely poem! I too am a tree lover and just love them in the wintertime with a sprinkling of snow on them. Thank you for posting the poem!!!!! Merry Christmas!

caspersmom said...

This was such a pretty poem. I also am a tree lover even though some of them don't like me. (allergies) God's nature and how he paints it with snow, sunrises, sunsets, clouds is always so amazing. Just love it all.

Becky and Gary said...

What a moving poem Margaret. Our home is surrounded by evergreens, and they are the home to many, many birds. There is such beauty even in the snow when we've seen enough and sometimes we wish it would go away.
B.

Joseph Pulikotil said...

Hi Margaret:)

Lovely poem in praise of God's wonders. It is amazing to see how the season changes and all things adapt to survive the changes.

I take this opportunity to wish you and your family a wonderful Christmas and a very happy, peaceful and healthy New Year:)
Joseph

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Margaret, I think I am very lucky in that my property is just chock full of evergreens. With the snow we had this weekend, the blue skies today and all the evergreens it sure made for a beautiful sight.

√ Abraham Lincoln said...

Your poem says it all. Love it.

If I stop to think about it, I wonder why man has to try to improve the appearance of things. The pine trees are about as nice as nature gets when it comes to making a tree pretty. But we stick licks, aluminum foil and gobs of gadgets all over them. It looks pretty. LOL

I will never understand it.

Joseph Pulikotil said...

Hi Margaret:)

Your award is ready. Kindly pick it up.

Merry Christmas to you and your family:)
Joseph

Denise said...

This is lovely, thank you Margaret, and thank you for giving us many fun and interesting posts that have made such enjoyable reading. Merry Christmas and A Very Happy New Year to you and your family.

Linda said...

I wanted to stop back by and wish you and your family a most wonderful, Merry Christmas!!

Many blessings to you and yours, dear Margaret. ♥

Linda

Joanna Jenkins said...

Being a big tree lover, I especially enjoy the poem Margaret. Thanks for sharing.

And thanks for a great year of reading material. It's been a please to know and learn from you.

Merry Christmas to you and yours.
xo

Kay said...

I'm looking at your photo again and want to say that's where the pine tree is most beautiful adorned by crystal snowflakes. Have a most wonderful, happy and very HEALTHY Christmas, Margaret!

Cats~Goats~Quotes said...

Beautiful poem.
Wishing you very Merry Christmas!
~ The Bunch

Denise said...

It is a beautiful poem Margaret. Thank youf or sharing it. Merry Christmas and a Very Healthy and Happy New year to you all.

Puss-in-Boots said...

Have a wonderful Christmas with your loved ones, Margaret.

Balisha said...

I was just visiting and reading different posts when I came upon this beautiful poem.Thanks for sharing.
Balisha

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