By silent consent the Egrets Rise


Jerolyn Lockhart is a poet, writer, and stroke survivor. She authored a poetry volume entitled Egrets Rise, and her work has appeared in such publications as Chinook, Brazos Gumbo, and Devotions for Writers. Jerolyn has blogged for Six Rural Writers and will resume when it is renewed this coming year. She has written and performed seasonal works for radio.

When not writing in her cottage or with friends at the local Dairy Queen, Jerolyn enjoys time with family, studying God’s word, and can always be counted on as a faithful prayer warrior.

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That's not a typo…I finally realized that this time of taking care of my earthly father's business is also going about my heavenly Father's business. In taking care of my dad, I'm taking care of God's child. What a thought! It's hard to imagine my dad as a child, he was so tall and strong with authority in his voice and manner, but since he developed health problems that requires nursing home care, I can easier see him as a child of God. As a follower of Jesus Christ, I understand that more

I don't know about you, but I'm ready for spring! With us catching every snowstorm predicted and the bitter cold of the past few months, we're ready for warm weather and getting outside without bundling up. I'm almost tempted to go down to the bee ranch in Texas, but my body doesn't like to travel the way it used to. That being said, I'm mind traveling to a special night and thought you might want to come along. Enjoy!   Natural Pond Radio Presents: Natural Ponds Radio and Texas more

I used to love the responsive readings we had in the church I grew up in, and still like to go to the old hymnal and read them. There is a unity and cadence in following along, of brothers and sisters in Christ absorbing the words together. Even now when I’m reading a Psalm or a litany, I often imagine others of my church family, the “great cloud of witnesses” joining in.    Spending time in quiet meditation helps us to focus on the moment, and with a Scripture verse or prayer we can more