by Valerie Hartman
Yesterday was a beautiful day in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
It was the first day of spring, and the sun was shining. The white snow drops have been in bloom for over a week, weathering two temperature drops and a snowfall. They remain tall and strong as I walk by and notice them in home gardens this week. The snow drops are first in the sequence of blooming events that the avid gardener measures via nature’s timeline. A stroll around the flower beds is like glancing at a wrist watch. What I love the most about the snow drop is the flower’s constitution to rebirth right through the snow in winter. They seem so relaxed about it too. Just one tiny, pure white, fragile drop of closed flower petals, will hold your eye to such beauty against the backdrop of winter. Stark and peaceful.
Many people are feeling the renewal of energy this week. Even when physical energy is down, spiritual and emotional energy around this change of season can go up. Read more