Written several years ago: The seasons where we only see gloom and coldness are really the times that we have an opportunity to rest under the care of our heavenly Father.
Yesterday was a beautiful first day of spring. The bright sunshine belied the fact that we may get some snow this weekend. Ah yes, spring is a fickle time of year for sure! By this time of year, everyone is ready for the cold, gray days of winter to give way to the bright colors of spring. We are ready to listen to the happy chirping of birds and to enjoy the fresh smell of spring that is somehow in the air. Snow is not something that we look forward to when everything in us is longing for warmth and for open windows and walks in the great outdoors.
I’ve become used to looking outside and seeing our brown flower beds. They are full of faded mulch and the ugly stubs of once pretty flowers. I didn’t get the dwarf crepe myrtles trimmed back last fall, so those tall…
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