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A Spring Plague, Blossoms, and New Endings

DenaApril 12, 2016

spring walk // livelovesimple.com

“We cannot start over, but we can begin now, and make a new ending.”

It’s been an interesting couple of weeks. Spring started to bloom and then a cold wave came in. It killed most of the early spring flowers and blossoming trees. It was so sad to see the colors freeze over, turn brown, and shrivel away. A cruel trick of mother nature. At the same time, the babies and I came down with a spring cold (see also: plague from hell). It’s been nearly a week straight of sore throats, fevers, constant coughing, and noses that just won’t stop running.

It’s been a little rough, consisting of bottomless cups of hot tea for mama and the occasional frozen pizza for lunch. But I keep telling myself, “Whatever works.” There’s plenty of time for the pursuit of perfection. Sometimes life is more just about surviving each day and making it through until bedtime by the sheer grace of God alone.

Despite all of that, the sun came out today and it was warm enough for a nice long walk. And what do you know, just as soon as that warm sunshine started hitting the earth again, new blossoms began to open up where the old ones had fallen away. So we got out and enjoyed it, runny noses and all.

spring walk // livelovesimple.com

spring walk // livelovesimple.com

spring walk // livelovesimple.com

spring walk // livelovesimple.com

spring walk // livelovesimple.com

spring walk // livelovesimple.com

spring walk // livelovesimple.com

spring walk // livelovesimple.com

spring walk // livelovesimple.com

spring walk // livelovesimple.com

spring walk // livelovesimple.com

spring walk // livelovesimple.com

spring walk // livelovesimple.com

spring walk // livelovesimple.com

spring walk // livelovesimple.com

spring walk // livelovesimple.com

spring walk // livelovesimple.com

Comments (3)

  • Amanda

    April 12, 2016 at 7:41 pm

    Beautiful post, isn’t it funny how our whole outlook can change when the sun comes out πŸ™‚

    <3 Amanda
    http://www.satinsundays.blogspot.om

  • Mallory

    April 26, 2016 at 9:40 pm

    Lovely! I’m on my 4th cold since Christmas, but the sun and gong for walks with my son lifts my spirits too πŸ™‚ although we aren’t getting those kinds of blooms yet!

  • Angela

    June 21, 2016 at 4:46 pm

    A little bit of sunshine and flowers make the world a better place! Loving your blog. Thanks for sharing some inspiration!

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