Like a playful melody,Spring arrives this week. The tune is made more lively by bird gossip as they’ve chittered away during my walks at the park. Each calling out looking for someone to speak their language. Isn’t that what we all long for in some way?
“Is the spring coming?” he said. “What is it like?”…
“It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine…” The Secret Garden — Frances Hodgson Burnett
Spring celebrates the fresh, the clean, the new. I’ve been thinking about the dark, the old, and the dingy that the warming rays of sunshine have illuminated. They need the breath of change and a little spring cleaning, too. I’m looking for the things and people that speak my language as I mark another year older.
In my small corner of the world, numerous changes will be taking place in the months to come. And through all those transformations, I’m already looking onward for ways to express and speak my truer voice. To share the language of my soul in fresh, new, and genuine ways.
One of the longings being birthed is to find things and people whose hearts and minds trill with the same callings and expressions of the Father’s native tongue that I have. Does your heart beat likewise?
“Let us know; let us press on to know the Lord; his going out is sure as the dawn; he will come to us as the showers, as the spring rains that water the earth.” Hosea 6:3 ESV Bible
Is it cold at your house? The temperature is frigid here. I found this sentiment on Facebook which totally sums up my thoughts for the week.
Since going outside is a bust, how about a few suggestions for this weekend?
We’ve been captivated and enchanted by the lovely Essie Davis in her role as Phrynie Fisher in Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries. Produced by an Australian company, the show is set in the 1920s. We’ve been watching via dvds from Netflix since its not available in our market. Please PBS pick it up! If you love Downton Abbey, I think you’d love this series.
For those of you who would prefer to read than spend your time watching TV, Modern Mrs. Darcy has issued a reading challenge for 2015 that you might like to join. Just click this link for more details.
Or maybe this weekend, you’d rather travel the world from your computer.
Stay warm and have fun!
“LORD, you have assigned me my portion and my cup; you have made my lot secure. The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance.” Psalm 16:5,6 NIV Bible