How beautiful is the spring-time when the sun shines and the warmth fills our very bones after the grim, grey days of winter?
It’s always been one of my favourite seasons, filled with burgeoning colour, lighter evenings and the hope that new life brings. There’s just something about spring colours that makes my heart sing, daffodils, violets, cherry blossoms.
How sad that cherry blossoms have such a short life though. They bring such pleasure and yet the wind takes them away so easily and leave them as carpets beneath the trees they so beautifully decorate within days sometimes. This year it made me pray that our burgeoning freedom from this latest lockdown would be longer lived than the cherry blossoms I was admiring just a week ago.
As we find ourselves able to start spending time outside with friends and family at last; I pray that you will be safe and that you will have a joy filled time even as we need to maintain social distance from each other. As hard as it is not to be able to hug our loved ones we haven’t seen for so long, at least we now have the chance to see each other in person albeit outside. Spring is one of the most beautiful garden times.
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