TIME OF NEW BEGINNINGS


“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.”

Anne Bradstreet

Coming out of the dark, cold months to beautiful days of pleasant colours, I have to admit spring is my favorite season of the year. Saluting its presence with heart-cheering sunrise and bright, beautiful flowers, spring comes in as a blessing after the long harsh cold winter months of dark nights and dull days.

It's a beautiful sight to see daffodils blooming while driving down the country road and I cannot help whispering prayers of gratitude to God for creating numerous intricate design of flowers, which local gardeners arrange with appealing display to give spectacular views.

Spring dispenses freshness; it signifies a new season of opportunities and new beginnings. This might require taking out every unnecessary weight on your time, space and life and giving your home, head and heart a thorough spring-clean. May God manifest his presence and beautify your life in its different seasons.

“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.”

Hal Borland

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Osaze
This is very inspiring. Please keep them coming. God bless you.
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Peculiar
Thanks for this Pastor. I have read this over and over again. Many of us desire new beginnings but when we think of the upset we could cause, we sacrifice our potential happiness for the peace of others. Someone once said: I am not sure where I want to be, but I surely know where I do not want to be!!. However, fear of the unknown keeps us where we know we do not really want to be...and we justify it...somehow. My prayer today is that we receive strength ( just like you have) to take a position on that new beginning we desire.
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Deji
Ecclesiastes 3:1-11 KJV To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: [2] A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; [3] A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; [4] A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance; [5] A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing; [6] A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away; [7] A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak; [8] A time to love, and a time to hate; a time of war, and a time of peace. [9] What profit hath he that worketh in that wherein he laboureth? [10] I have seen the travail, which God hath given to the sons of men to be exercised in it. [11] He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end.
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T.C.
Beautiful words. Simply beautiful. Thank You
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Tumi
Thank you so much, I am currently going through a bit of a winter myself in my life. I look forward to spring! Thank you so much for this blog. It is really helping me get through a really tough season. I love you!
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Tsholo
Amazing!!! I love you pastor A.
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Frau Glauben
Amen. Pastor Anita, God has beautified your life! We love spring. I love daffodils- very lovely flowers. we planted them with our parents in front of our house when I was a child. Our house is due for a spring clean, so I am rolling up my sleeves to work. God bless you.
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Jennifer
"daffodils blooming" Hmmm... I love this. I thank God indeed for new seasons of opportunities and new beginnings. Love u Pastor Anita.
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Steffi
Amen! Thank you for this beautiful piece.
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Steffi
Amen! Thank you for this beautiful piece.
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Geraldine
I say a big AMEN. Beautiful piece!