Poem – Summer Doxology

I don’t know about you, but summer does a world of good for my heart. I love the blooming brightness of the season – when the world is warm and full of life. It brings joy to my heart and reminds me of the deep hope that we Christians hold within us. 

Earlier this week I went on a long, rambling walk with my family in the beautiful countryside of south west England. It was an utter delight, with all the hedged lanes, quiet farms, and wide open sky that one could wish for. It delighted my heart so much that I wrote a poem in response to all the beauty that my heart was able to drink in that afternoon. It’s a doxology of sort – a psalm of praise to the One who created all the delights of our hearts. I hope it encourages you today! 🙂

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Praise God for rolling hills and sheep in abundance,
for blooming life in all its green and russet glory,
for winding roads and shadowed nooks.
Praise God for bright and windy skies,
for storied stone that that has stood the test of time,
for ivied walls and softly wild gardens.
Praise God for wildflowers and laughter,
for the holy mystery of fir and sunshine,
for the wonder of summer meadows beneath the bluest of blue skies.
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What season inspires a similar sense of joy and wonder in your heart? I’d love to hear from you in the comments! 🙂

Author: Hannah

Jesus follower. writer. bibliophile. dreamer.

2 thoughts on “Poem – Summer Doxology”

  1. I too love the “blooming brightness” of summer – when the world is warm (even hot!), the flowers are blooming, eating outside, and walking in the sunshine. Glad you and your family could take this rambling walk in the beautiful countryside of England and take away these memories.

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