Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Spring

Spring is here. I've never kept up with the differences between meteorological and calendar spring--I leave that to the weather persons. For me, I can tell it's spring when baseball season has started, we can take the freeze-proof covers off our outdoor faucets, the golf courses are more crowded, and kids start itching for school to be out.

What does spring mean to you? Let me know in the comments section.

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5 comments:

Elise Griffith said...

This spring is about new beginnings for my family. We just moved (last week) to a new home in a new town. Our youngest just finished college in March, and a few days later our oldest moved into his first apartment. It's a lot of change all at once, but I know God has plans for each of us in the coming weeks and months.

Richard Mabry said...

Elise, your blog reply seems outwardly calm, whereas if I had all that going on, I might be tearing out what little hair I have left. Glad you can rest on God's assurances.

Patricia Bradley said...

Spring has always been about new beginnings for me as well--not that I'm in any new beginnings right now. :-). But with a farming background, Spring is also about hope. A farmer plants his seed and everything seems possible. This is before the weeds of June and the drought of July and August. But in the Spring, in his heart there is the possibility that this time, there's going to be a bumper crop. And if not, well, there's always next year. Soundsl kinid of like baseball, too. :-)

Richard Mabry said...

Patricia, as I read your comment I was thinking the same thing. "There's always next year"--in farming and in baseball. We'll wait and see.

Elise Griffith said...

As moves go (my 13th in 33 yrs. of marriage) this one wasn't too bad. I knew to expect we'd start with plan A and wind up with plan G or H. Thankfully, we didn't make it farther through the alphabet. Having everything happening all at once was a blessing in disguise. There's no luxury of absorbing any single thing as it unfolds, because you're knee deep in the next phase. Once we've fully unpacked it'll hit. That's when I'll have to remind myself to trust God's plan. And that as in farming and baseball, there's always next year? ;-)