New Life

They’re everywhere, these signs of Spring and life renewed. Flowers adding yellows, purples, and whites to the brown leftovers of last year’s growing season; lengthening days and rising temperatures that encourage us to leave our jackets and mittens on their hooks; chives, oregano, and thyme cut in the yard rather than bought at Shaw’s. It’s time to rake the mulched leaves out of the garden beds, thankful for the protection last year’s growth offered.

I’d like to do the same in the spiritual sense. It’s time to clear my mind, heart, and soul of last year’s growth, not because it wasn’t fruitful but to make room for what’s emerging. It’ll take some work, some time, and trust in God – that’s true of almost everything.

I can’t wait to see what new life will grow this year.

2 thoughts on “New Life

  1. Bill Albritton

    Thought this while reading your blog:
    ”Learning is about more than simply acquiring new insights;
    it is also crucial to unlearn old knowledge that has outlived
    its relevance. Thus, forgetting is probably at least as
    important as learning.”
    Gary Ryan Blair

    1. Johnna Post author

      I love this, Bill! Holy forgetting is going on my list of spiritual practices. Thanks! peace, Johnna


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