Heaven and Earth

Easter Week – Charles Kingsley

See the land, her Easter keeping,
Rises as her Maker rose.
Seeds, so long in darkness sleeping,
Burst at last from winter snows.
Earth with heaven above rejoices;
Fields and gardens hail the spring;
Shaughs and woodlands ring with voices,
While the wild birds build and sing.

You, to whom your Maker granted
Powers to those sweet birds unknown,
Use the craft by God implanted;
Use the reason not your own.
Here, while heaven and earth rejoices,
Each his Easter tribute bring-
Work of fingers, chant of voices,
Like the birds who build and sing.

Krishna (Spring in Kulu), by Nicholas Roerich:

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At this glorious time of year, I hope all my readers have a very blessed holiday. I offer my warmest, sincerest wishes for peace, fellowship, strong spirits and joyous hearts, and respect for sacred earth.

See you soon 🙂

Claudia

2 thoughts on “Heaven and Earth

  1. Jennifer says:

    Thanks for such beautifully expressed spring wishes – there are finally starting to be signs of spring here too, amid the snow flurries! Hope you enjoyed your Easter break.

    • artmodel says:

      Jennifer, many thanks! It’s starting to warm up here but still not warm enough to my liking! I hope you too had a wonderful Easter season 🙂

      Claudia

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