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End of Winter, waiting on Spring…

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I found this jonquil at 8:30 in the morning after an overnight snow of 10 inches. I was wearing as many layers of clothing as I possibly could be, and yet, the north wind was cutting right through me. As beautiful as the snow is, it made we look forward to the new season of Spring that lies ahead. I began to think about how their is a time and a purpose for everything under heaven. Then, it reminded me of this beautiful song:

“Every Season”
Song by Nicole Nordeman

Every evening sky, an invitation
To trace the patterned stars
And early in July, a celebration
For freedom that is ours
And I notice You
In children’s games
In those who watch them from the shade
Every drop of sun is full of fun and wonder
You are summer

And even when the trees have just surrendered
To the harvest time
Forfeiting their leaves in late September
And sending us inside
Still I notice You when change begins
And I am braced for colder winds
I will offer thanks for what has been and was to come
You are autumn

And everything in time and under heaven
Finally falls asleep
Wrapped in blankets white, all creation
Shivers underneath
And still I notice you
When branches crack
And in my breath on frosted glass
Even now in death, You open doors for life to enter
You are winter

And everything that’s new has bravely surfaced
Teaching us to breathe
What was frozen through is newly purposed
Turning all things green
So it is with You
And how You make me new
With every season’s change
And so it will be
As You are re-creating me
Summer, autumn, winter, spring

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snow, flower, yellow, macro, seasons, lisa, daffodil, visionary, jonquil, putman

Comments

  • Christopher  Ewing
    Christopher E...over 5 years ago

    beautiful shot lisa, love the lighting on this

  • Ginny York
    Ginny Yorkover 5 years ago

    Lisa…All I can think is that this is crushingly beautiful, bringing two seasons together with beauty.

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 5 years ago

    Gorgeous

  • Cora Wandel
    Cora Wandelover 5 years ago

    Beautiful work, Lisa!

  • fauselr
    fauselrover 5 years ago

    very nice

  • Kate Adams
    Kate Adamsover 5 years ago

    Beautiful work Lisa..love your light!!

  • Sharon Perrett
    Sharon Perrettover 5 years ago

    Beautiful image, beautiful works, lovely work :)

  • Jing3011
    Jing3011over 5 years ago

    Lovely organic work

  • dc witmer
    dc witmerover 5 years ago

    chilling reminder that the ground hog was right about the arrival of spring

    nice shot Lisa

  • Jenna  David
    Jenna Davidabout 4 years ago

    This is so delicately beautiful

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