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THE ROBIN - AND HIS WINTER SERENADE .

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As I stepped from my door - out into the bleak - slate grey -
Of an early  winter's eve -
My senses were bombarded with a sound - more beautiful -
Than any - my imagination could devise - or weave .
A solo voice - coming from the tallest bough - 
Of my old willow tree .
Where - a Robin sat - singing from the inner depths -
Exploding from his tiny frame - a joyful serenade - and revelry .
A choral tribute to the earth - that lifted me above my lonely thoughts 
Into a realm of heavenly Beings - and their Celestial courts .
This feisty bird - no bigger than a sparrow - 
And yet not the same .
With flame red chest - defying nature's harshness -
With its biting winds - and driving rain .
But - with a voice - that spoke in volumes to the elements -
Of which - it had no fear .
Though I am small - it sang - for all around with ears to hear -
I am the master of the winter's acholade -
It's sunless  - cheer .

And by his plucky courage - I too could lift my head 
Above the malancholy - and the dullness of the day -
And sing - a song of grateful thanks - to my REDEEMER 
Thanking HIM for giving me -
This little Robin - and his melody of love -
To show the way .


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For anyone who has never heard the Robin sing in winter 
in England - all I can say is - you have missed one of the 
most beautiful sounds in the world .

GOD bless you all today - and always 
with love from Stella x 




 




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