Archive for April, 2009
On March 21st of each year, Spring officially begins on our calendar. In Nature, the cycle for Spring begins when the Morning Dove seeks a place with her mate for life to lay her eggs. But Spring is not just a time for new, there is work to be done. They fly around looking for the essentials to take to their special place and they begin to build. They labor and build the nest re-enforcing with twigs and grasses for mother and dad to begin their process. They never loose sight of their goal to bring forth new into the world. They guard and team effort to be sure that their new lives they together brought forth have every chance for survival they can give them.
Spring brings a new vitality and a richness in the day for our new beginnings. The seedlings struggle and push their way through the earth to catch the glimmer and the light of the new sun, transferring that energy into rapid growth that will bear the fruits and the flowers.
We begin those tasks that will bring about another new year of change. As the plants and birds and other animals know, it is not a time of just passiveness. Before babies are born and the flowers and fruit mature to their full beauty, a life producing energy of work has to take place. Read the rest of this entry »
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