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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Spring’s Hope

 

Yes, it is here after all the countdowns – the first day of spring. So with this wordless Wednesday image is a short story about hope, spring’s hope, that after yesterday’s snowstorm, spring is truly here. Even if we can’t quite see it yet, we are faithful in our love for spring. We know it because it is.

“Aboard a ship that was sinking, a woman stood with her blind husband as she grasped for the rescue boat. But an officer pushed the man toward the back of the line, yelling, “Women and children only in these boats!” The wife pleaded with him, explaining that he was blind and that she wouldn’t get on the boat if her husband couldn’t go with her. The officer than waved them both into the rescue boat. The man’s hope was in his wife whom he could not see, but he trusted her in faith because he knew her and knew the love she had for him.”

And so it is, despite for some, this first spring morning is glistening with snow. We soon shall see the lovely blossoms. We know it because it is.

As we venture into our first official day of spring, let's keep Emily Dickinson’s words close to heart.

“Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul
And sings the tune without the words
And never stops at all.”

Image by Ann Bilowz ©

Above quoted story is an excerpt from ‘A Daybook of Grace’

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