Photos, sometimes with Commentary, from a lay Catholic.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Hope and Promise

Hope and Promise: The First Year the Yellow Tulips Bloomed

In April, Spring came again to our northern climate and the grey and white landscape was replaced with colors and shapes, and the birds returned to their singing. Our moods lifted and the possibilities of all that we could accomplish filled our spirits like blood rushing into our head. Our thoughts ran swiftly like the spring streams, and ideas flowed with renewed energy. The world had awakened, and we with it. The doors and windows of our houses opened and the neighbors stepped into their yards, and blinked away the drear that had been our winter. Perhaps better things lay ahead after all.

Oak Tree in Afternoon Light, April 2010

Yellow Tulips: First Time They Saw the Sun

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