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. 

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The end of last year was a time of loss, but ready to bring forth new beginnings. The loss of my father shortly before Thanksgiving Day hit us hard, then there was much to attend to at the start of what should be a joyous season. But thanksgiving came to us in knowing that Dad was no longer in pain and that he was happy and healthy before the Lord and with his beloved wife, our dear mother. And we were able to celebrate the birth of our Savior with most of our remaining family.   On New Year's Eve, our more

October—school in session, football season in bloom, cool mornings, and today we have a gentle rain; yes! This is my time of year—not so hot, not yet cold, but just right. Soon the leaves will be turning to their yellow and rust colors in my area, while the gold and copper leaves of the aspen highlight the mountain regions. Such a beautiful time of reflection, and for me, renewal. Autumn suits me. The rich earth colors, the study of God’s creation in different light, quiet days of reading and writing more

  So often we overlook the unsung people in our churches who help us in our Sunday morning worship. They spend their time, talents, and energies, yet blend into the services and classrooms as we focus on our Lord God. But once a year, the church I attend has an Appreciation Day for those who help us in our Sunday worship. This year I was privileged to present a poem I wrote especially for the occasion. May it bless you as well.     IN APPRECIATION Jerolyn Lockhart   Each week we more