Posts Tagged ‘spring’

Perception Is Everything

March 15, 2009

I’ve never been a big fan of March. It’s a “no-mans-land” month for me. Football ended a couple months ago and doesn’t kick-off again for over five months. I like March Madness, but not enough though to move March up in the rankings.

March is also a “weather-tease.” Some days are warm, but it could still snow before the month is out. Yesterday was one of those warm days, but not warm enough for the air-conditioner, so I had the sliding glass door in the living room open. The flies aren’t out yet, so all that came in was a cool breeze. Until one of those large, slow-moving mosquitoes wandered in. (more…)

Spring Means “It’s Never Too Late”

March 7, 2009

Waking up to the melody of birds chirping and seeing those beautiful weeds flowerpopping up just ahead of the grass turning green reminds us that Spring is here. Spring is the season of newness. What has been dormant begins to come alive. Even those pesky weeds indicate new life.

Maybe there are a number of you that have read our DadPad posts and think to yourself, “That’s all great stuff and I wish I HAD been more loving, expressive, intentional and a stronger spiritual leader in my fathering. But, my kids are grown or don’t live with me anymore. So, thanks for the advice DadPad, but it doesn’t apply to me.” Nonsense! (more…)