Jill & the Mountain

By Nancy Lou Henderson Jill turned onto the dirt road that led to the house. Looking out of the car’s windshield, she could see the house up ahead and the towering Mountain that stood behind it. Stopping the vehicle for a moment, Jill slowly inhaled as she took in the breathtaking sight in front of … Continue reading Jill & the Mountain

Southern Sweet Mint Tea

By Nancy Lou Henderson As Elsa filled the small pan with water at the sink, she looked out the kitchen window, and her mind wandered back to her childhood. (How many times had she done this same routine early in the morning of a hot summer day?) When she had filled the pan with just the … Continue reading Southern Sweet Mint Tea

Visions for the Mind

By Nancy Lou Henderson Sun, fluffy clouds, blue skies Night, full moon, bright stars Tree, brown branches, green leaves House, raised windows, opened doors. Grass, freshly cut, trimmed edges, Child, singing sweetly, doing circles. Butterfly, bright yellow, fluttering wings Squirrel, digging dirt, hiding pecans. Hummingbird, drinking fast, red flowers. Rainbow, touching ground, vibrant colors. Baby, … Continue reading Visions for the Mind

Bouncing Golden Curls

By Nancy Lou Henderson Bouncing golden curls running through the grass, Singing, dancing, spinning, having just a touch of sass. Bouncing golden curls looking to the sky, Stopping, smiling, pointing, saying Angels are flying by. Bouncing golden curls kneeling on one knee, Smelling, touching, picking, giving wildflowers to you and me. Bouncing golden curls although … Continue reading Bouncing Golden Curls

Two Poems by Nancy Lou Henderson

God Knows When questioning, He understands. If hearts break, God mends. When feet dance, He rejoices. If we sing, God praises. When eyes cry, He holds. If sickness overpowers, God heals. When grief comes, He comforts. If we pray, He listens. When sins confessed, God forgives. If troubles overwhelm, God solves. When we are patient, … Continue reading Two Poems by Nancy Lou Henderson