As I look out my front window I can still see the white stuff (snow).
It is no longer pure white and pretty. It is now covered with dirt and debris.
I know that hidden under this dirty snow are spring flowers (day lillies) waiting to push through the earth and sprout up and grow to open their petals and leaves to the sun.
I like to walk around my neighborhood and look for signs of growth. I take pictures of all that I see and I will share some of them with you.
What does spring mean to me?
It is an awakening of nature to be all that it can be.
The ground lays dormant all through the winter weather so cold
while down under the ground grows the roots of new grass we are told.
At the first sign of warm weather the crocuses will pop through opening their faces to the bright sun and sky so blue.
The trees will soon send out their lifeblood from their roots
and before our very eyes can detect new buds will then shoot.
Soon the birds and bees have arrived
to explore after a cold winter that they somehow survived.
There is a flutter of activity from every hole in the ground
as the chipmunks and groundhogs and other rodents stick their heads out for a look around.
It makes me feel alive once again and know that it is time, my friends
for cleaning and carting away
all the things that clutter the house and the yard this fine spring day.
Just as nature prepares ahead for the mild weather days,
we should get ready to give thanks for yet another lovely spring
God has sent our way.
May you all have a blessed Easter Sunday!
Remember: READING GIVES YOU WINGS TO FLY!