The beauty of Spring abounds

The spring of the year is a favorite season for many people, and it is certainly easy to understand why this is so. To me, spring and fall are my favorite times of the year.

Spring is when the earth comes back to life after a long cold winter, and it is in spring when the first flowers begin to bloom and the green world begins to return after its winter slumber.

For the past several weeks, we have received upward of 15-inches of rainfall (some more and some less), and my backyard is still so wet it will be days before I can get in it to do final cleanup work. But it is beautiful with spring wild flowers popping up everywhere.

The power of spring and its regenerative efforts are evidenced by the fact that every major religion includes a major holiday in the spring season. From Passover to Easter, it seems that every culture marks spring with a celebration of renewal and new life.


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