Monday, November 10, 2014

Prayer

Heron by the wonderful Tofino artist 
and environmentalist, Mark Hobson

Heron,
hunch-shouldered in the mist,
picky-toeing among the pebbles
at the water's edge,
you search the shore with lidded eyes,
your every curving line
teaching me:
contemplation
stillness
acceptance

Prayer.

10 comments:

  1. This is superb, Sherry. So much tranquility is to be found in the simplest acts of nature.

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  2. We have so much to learn from nature and its beings.:)

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  3. This is truly a beautiful prayer Sherry. Your words and the painting go together perfectly.

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  4. bowed, vigilant, picky, hungry--but even so we learn the steps to and pace of prayer

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  5. sigh!!! this captured my soul

    gracias amiga

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  6. We can learn so much from watching the creatures of nature......

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  7. I needed this one today. I'm taking it with me. For when I need it again... ♥

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