The Faithful Scout by Cheryl Elich, Faith Full poem by C.E.K Nelson (aka cheryl elich krumpelt Nelson)

My first post! Blogging has been a wonderful journey full of personal exploration and self realization. I have turned from a pessimist to a hope filled soul, striving to encourage and inspire others! Thank you to everyone who has liked my work and followed me. May we all continue to support each other and keep blogging!!:)

c.elich krumpelt nelson (c.e.k. Nelson)

The Faithful Scout by Cheryl Elich, Faith Full poem by C.E.K  Nelson (aka cheryl elich krumpelt Nelson)

FAITH FULL
Waiting for the return.
Given this day
Our daily hope…
Everyday.
Scouting the wondering hearts,
Looking for the faithful.

A promise left behind
Of the material sign
Bearing witness to the faithful.

Though art forlorn
Left behind to mourn,
Until the return
Fills the faith full.
C.E.K Nelson

I created this poem and oil on canvas painting in order to depict Christian’s waiting for the return of Christ. It also illustrates our need as humans,and for that matter animals, to grasp on to something more than ourselves, a higher power. This “faith” in something or someone that/who gives us a sense of hope. We are always searching for the next, the higher power, the answer. Might we not find it within ourselves- perhaps our faith is already full … A material sign may not need to exist for proof or a promise of fulfillment. We must take care…

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