It’s our favorite season at Going Beyond Ministries. The weather is perfect for opening the garage door at our office and letting the breeze filter through the screen. Katie and I don’t need an official date on the calendar to estimate Spring’s arrival. We can detect it by how rapidly the weather conditions change out here in the country where our office is located. There is a sudden transition from a still, dismal atmosphere to one of vibrance and song. A wildlife chorus oscillates through the trees. The acres of grassy fields that encircle us green up. Newly blooming tulips near the bridge come alive and search for light.
Spring reawakens nature and produces the same response in us. Our moods improve, and the warmer temperatures allow us to spend more time going on walks.
For me, walking is liberating. It’s a time to step outside and clear any uneasiness on my mind. I inhale fresh air and deeply exhale, and my concerns drift away. Nature has a…