Seasonal Struggle

Summer struggles to hold on - with a bright blue cloudless sky Autumn struggles to take over - with a cool breezy windstorm Maple tree struggles to hold on - to its brightly colored crispy leaves - Undecided if it's green or red and orange, it splits the difference - Gusting winds swirl red and [...]

Golden

Setting sun lays its weary head Upon rose-gold pillows Evening winds blow and whistle Rustling its red-gold maple leaf instruments Thin black veil of rain-filled clouds Whisk past a yellow-gold slice of moon September ends in rose-red-yellow-golden sunsets ©belindabotzong2017

Thankful

I am currently in Bible Study Fellowship where we are studying the book of Romans. Chapter 1 reminds us that worshipping nature is not right. God uses his creations to draw us to knowledge and proof of his existence. Never confuse the art with the artist!

Belinda Botzong

I am so thankful for the beauty and richness of nature. God’s imagination has no bounds in creating beautiful and intricate and strange and amazing patterns and shapes and depth of color and texture. The vastness of creation is infinitely intriguing. To sit and ponder it all is beyond words in a blog. It is a deep and abiding blessing that brings me closer to the heart and mind of God.

Just think about how many thousands or maybe millions of types of bugs, fish, mammals, birds or invertebrates there! And each one has its own shape or pattern, voice or distinct features. To think He took the time to paint tiny dots on ladybugs backs or that some things are only seen by him — under the sea mysteries, things underground, and microscopic things.

This is only a tiny thought in the vast universe of creation and it is…

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Recipe for September Evening

Ingredients: 1/2 moon One billion glistening stars One infinite midnight blue sky A dash of apple, damp leaves, and evergreen extract A pinch of cinnamon to taste - Tools: A Big Dipper A Little Dipper - Directions: Stir gently with a cool breeze Sprinkle with rustling leaves in shades of red, gold, and green - [...]

If Autumn Was An Artist

If Autumn Was An Artist - She would wear her corn silk hair in disarray and let it blow in the wind - She would be covered in fragrances of cedar and fresh cut firewood and flowers - If Autumn Was An Artist - She would hold a palette of acrylic paints in colors called [...]

In My Rearview Mirror

Driving east at sunset. . Tides recede. Mist retreats. . Windows rolled down. . Inhale freshly hayed fields, cool crispy cucumber wafting, pungent peas and corn harvest wafting on the breeze. . Fills my soul. . Dusk graces the islands, the water, the sky. Palest to richest to deepest then lightest hues of blue. . [...]

Big Blue Bowls

Big blue bowl Edged in faintest gold and palest pink Sprinkled with glitter Filled with spheres and globes . Big blue bowl Edged in sand and stone and foam Sprinkled with diamonds Filled with fish and whales . Dangling golden night light Held by strands of heavenly string Above, beneath Big blue bowls of sky [...]

Morning

Golden sun raises an eye in the pale faced sky with its cloud shaped cheeks tinged in a blush of pink sunrise. . Morning stillness, coolness, dampness . Little hummingbird shoots straight up like a rocket-- he hovers for a moment before diving straight back down-- putting on the brakes to hover again. He gives [...]

If Autumn Was A Housewife

If Autumn Was A Housewife 🍁 She would wring the dark gray clouds like a mop Into a bucket called the sea And swirl them around to make waves and ripples to clean the shore 🍁 She would turn on her vacuum at full speed Into the maple tree Turn it in reverse And spin [...]