Hold me when life’s cruel winds

strip my hope and mock my grit,

hold me when the darkest nights

replace true light with counterfeit.

When strength rings hollow,

valour rouse –

and hold me in your tender boughs.


17 comments on “Tree-Huggers

  1. Gallivanta says:

    Such a sweet photo ; such perfectly suited words.

  2. jaels says:

    Oh boy, do I LOVE this one, Mel! Perfect–and HE does!!!

  3. Heidi Viars says:

    Love the picture and, of course, your words!!! You have a way with both and draw our hearts right along on your mind’s travel!!!! Very hopeful! Blessings to you!

  4. Debbie says:

    This was sweet, Melody! Thank you for lifting me up today!

  5. Imelda says:

    How sweet, both the photo and the words. 🙂

  6. russtowne says:

    A solid mating between the photo and the beautiful poem!

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