Whisper’s Scent

“Fragrant friend,

I’ll see you again.

After the snow and the winter winds end.

I’ll muse on your beauty; morning’s pink glow,

While the north wind’s howl, and the season’s blow.

Lightest of fragrance will beckon again;

To remember the whisper of my friend’s heaven scent.”

“The fragrance of their flowers whispers,

“There is a change in the air.”

Song of Solomon 2:13 TPT


We planted this antique rose over 25 years ago. Faithful to bloom in drought conditions and all seasons. Cuttings from antique roses are known to be gathered from abandoned homesteads, forgotten cemeteries, and wayside roads.

Blessings for a fragrant day,

Denise


You can find more information about Texas pioneer roses or antique roses by contacting https://antiqueroseemporium.com

Poem by dbalog©2021

Photos by dbalog©2021

Joyous Day!


“Frost on the pane;

Colors have changed.

Winter soon here;

Deer drawing near.

Leaves blow their way;

Joyous Thanksgiving Day!”


“Let us come before His presence with Thanksgiving;

Let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms.”

Psalm 95:2 NKJV


Our first cold morning. Blowing winds reminding the seasons are in change.

Blessings to you and your family this Thanksgiving Day!

Denise

Poem by dbalog©2021

Photo by dbalog©2021

Nikon 105mm, f3.0, 1/125, ISO 800

Peaceful Heart

“Thank You Lord for Your faithfulness;

Yesterday, today and tomorrow.

Let me not borrow pain;

Nor be another’s sorrow.

Thank You for reminding me,

Even when I sleep,

You’re looking out for all my ways,

And in Your health You’ll keep.

Fix my eyes on Your plans;

Peaceful heart and stable land.

Assured You speak the best to me,

For in Christ Jesus,

I’m truly free!”


“You will keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on You;

Because he trust in You.”

Isaiah 26:3 NKJV

Home healing from the change of seasons winds.

May you and your household be in perfect peace, and health today.

Blessings,

Denise

Poem by dbalog©2021

Photograph by dbalog©2021

Thankful Goodness

“My heart is filled with wonder, a good and pleasant theme.

Thanksgiving to my Savior, Who never, no, not once, forgot or abandoned me.

Thankful for His goodness, drawing me each day.

His beauty seen in nature; for He is the only way.

Sunrises on the morning,

Light in rainy days,

Protection when darkness hovers,

Correction when I’ve lost my way.

I’m thankful for Your Presence,

Immanuel with me.

For in Your Peace and Kindness,

My heart sings out to Thee!”


I will worship You, Yahweh, with extended hands as my heart erupts with praise!

I will tell everyone everywhere about Your wonderful works!

I will be glad and shout in triumph.

I will sing praise to Your exalted name, O Most High.”

Psalm 9:1&2 The Passion Translation


My family and I are celebrating Thanksgiving today as it is my son’s day off from work.

Blessings to you and your family as we embrace this week of Thanksgiving!

Denise


Morning view to the northwest as the sunrises in the southeast.

Poem by denisebalog©2021

Photographs by dbalog©2021

In the Fires

Sun sets, tomorrow ignites.


“Wherefore glorify ye the LORD, in the fires, (even) the name of the LORD God of Israel in the isles of the sea.” Isaiah 24:15 KJV


In honor of my friend Susan Michaels who inspires daily with her 2-3-2 Haiku reflective posts.

I pray you would be encouraged by visiting her WordPress site – LightRoom.


Blessings, Denise

denisebalog©2021

photography by denisebalog©2021

Day Light

“Help me move forward;

Light my path and pen.

Embrace our time together,

Before the day’s end “


“By Your Words I can see where I’m going; they throw a beam of light on my dark path.” Psalm 119:105 The Message


“For He sows seeds of light within…and seeds of joy burst forth for the lovers of God.” Psalm 97:11 The Passion Translation


May your path before you burst forth with Light and seeds of joyous purpose today!

Blessings, Denise

Poem by denisebalogc2021

Photo captured by denisebalog

See Praise!

“Swaying whisps chorus Your Name.

Sunlit leaves echo refrains.”


“Let the skies sing for joy!

Let the earth join in the chorus…

Until every swaying tree of every forest join in,

Lifting up their songs of joyous praise to Him!”

Psalm 96:11-12 The Passion Translation


“And all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.” Isaiah 55:12 NKJV


Blessings,

Denise


Poem by denisebalog©2021

Photographs by denisebalog©2021

Banner’s Wave

“The patriot’s blood is the seed of freedom’s tree.” – Thomas Campbell


Banners stir the hearts;

Freedom waves at morning start.


Honoring our brave Veterans. 🇺🇲🇺🇲🇺🇲

Blessings, Denise

Poem by denisebalogc2021

p.s.🇺🇲♥️

Proud to wear my shirt today 🇺🇲♥️🇺🇲

Shirt purchased on the internet. 🤔

Welcome to my Office 🇺🇲♥️

We say the Pledged of Alliance every morning during announcements 🙏♥️🇺🇲

Red, White and Blue are the colors to wear today🇺🇲♥️

Honor and thank a Veteran today! 🇺🇲♥️🇺🇲

In Honor of Veteran’s Day

“America,

My Father’s pride.

Oh, how he loved to serve by your side.

Fathers, Sons, and Daughters too,

Laid their lives down to fight for you.

If truth be told, they’d tell you so,

If called to arms, they’d willingly go.

The proud, the strong, integrity bound,

In serving you,

America was found.”


Honoring my Dad, who served in WWII in Germany. May we never forget the sacrifices our Veteran’s made and continue to make every day for our freedom.


As for me and my household, we will never forget you!

May God Bless America and all those who serve her.

Denise

Photographs captured by denisebalogc2015,2016

Washington, D.C.

Steps Entwined

“Your promise to the hearing heart;

Entwining threads of hope to start “


“He did not waiver at the promise of God through unbelief, but was strengthen in faith, giving Glory to God.” Romans 4:20 NKJV


Beginning each day with little steps of faith entwined to the One who knows our hearts.


“So now wrap your heart tightly around the hope that lives within us, knowing that God always keeps His promises!” Hebrews 10:23 The Passion Translation

Blessings, denise

Poem by denisebalogc2021

Photograph by denisebalogc2021

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