You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming. (Pablo Neruda, 20th century Chilean Nobel Prize winning poet)

Today is the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere. It’s an annual seasonal phenomenon unrelated to the weather we may be experiencing today. Early flowers may have shown their heads and others are still weeks away. But it’s the season of hope we’ve all been waiting for after a long winter. Let’s enjoy the anticipation of warmth and growing things today.

Oh, that we might know the Lord! Let us press on to know him. He will respond to us as surely as the arrival of dawn or the coming of rains in early spring (Hosea 6:3).