Audrey Assad “Even the Winter”

Winter Solitude


By Donlyn Arbuthnot Whissen



Donlyn Arbuthnot Whissen says, “I love color! I grew up in the foothills of Boulder, Colorado. Surrounded everyday by the ever changing colors of nature. Creating was a way of life and continues to be so. With my watercolor paint, a few brushes, I bring the color […]

Winter Deer

Photo by Laura K. Deal


By Donald Beriev

A thing few people, well actually no people, know about me is my intense love of darkness. Darkness and the night. Black forests and black nights.

Darkness speaks to me. It resonates with my soul. Does this statement scare you? Well, it shouldn’t. Not if you understand the kind of darkness I […]

In the Bleak Midwinter (Solstice Version)

In the bleak midwinter frosty wind makes moan, earth stands hard as iron, water like a stone; Snow has fallen, snow on snow, snow on snow, in the bleak midwinter it is ever so.

Darkness now surrounds us as the nights grow long, yet we fill the nighttime with our hopeful song. Winter’s cold won’t […]