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 previously blogged for Six Rural Writers. She has written and performed seasonal works for radio.

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

Meet Jerolyn Lockhart
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Egrets Rise - News

“A thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices For yonder breaks, a new and glorious morn…”   This phrase from a beloved Christmas carol keeps playing in my spirit this Christmas.   With a thrill of hope, this weary one rejoices…   I’m celebrating today because my father is still with us. A year ago this month, Dad entered a health care facility after a health crisis left him in need of nursing care full time. That he is alive is a miracle. This past year more
News - Potpourri

  Look to the past as a primer for old age. The mistakes and the moments of perfection, the sins and redemption for those who know Christ, the different stories of others and how they marked their perceptions in life. This past year has been a time of seeing others in new ways, of seeing them through the eyes of new understanding. As my sisters and I were tending to my dad’s care and household affairs, we shared our stories and emotions while we shared in the division of my dad and mom’s earthly more

How can you tell your father how much he means to you on this one day of the year when he is honored? When we were young, he usually got ties, cologne, or something homemade along with a card. Mom fixed his favorite meal (which was in the oven while we went to church) and promised cake and ice cream for supper. As we all got older the gift giving was more difficult, there’s only so many ties a guy needs, and Dad had what he wanted and didn’t really collect anything. This year gift giving is even harder, as more