[Lenton Series] Winter Slowly Recedes (A poem)

WINTER SLOWLY RECEDES by Melody Harrison Hanson, March 8, 2010 As winter slowly recedes And sunshine makes certain promises, I find myself wistful which is improbable, to be sure. I am grateful for a long cold hibernation. For the unlikely beauty of the frosty, brisk days. The blue, icy nights that were endured. I reflect…

[lenten series] thou mayest in me behold

Image via Wikipedia lent.  a time to slow down.  to peer into your own soul.  to face what you have become. a time for less activity and busyness.  to thaw from winter.  to feel the warmth  and hope of  spring.  lent. it is moments of listening, seeking, searching, clearing, hoping, resting — lent is a…