Springing to Life!

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I absolutely love this time of year! To me, it symbolizes hope and new life. The plants that have been dormant underneath the surface of the earth make their tentative way up through the ground and come back to life. Trees and shrubs start to bud and then produce blossoms that take your breath away when you really stop to look at them. The landscape comes to life as greens and reds and yellows start replacing the drab browns that have been our background for the past several months.

As you may already know if you’ve been hanging around Growing4Life for a little while, I am a bit of an amateur photographer (actually, I don’t think I would even use the term photographer–maybe just “picture-taker”). At any rate, I took my camera around my backyard a couple of times so far this spring and captured a few shots, reveling in the beauty of nature.

So I thought I’d share a few of my photos with you. Don’t forget to spend a few moments observing the earth springing back to life in your own backyard.

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4 thoughts on “Springing to Life!”

  1. We are so blessed with what Jesus created for us! Little buds and flowers are one of most precious God s masterpieces! What a wonderful Creator we have! Thank you for sharing your wonderful pictures, Leslie! Blessings and peace! <3

  2. I thought your pictures were careful selected and so beautiful. I think every shot captured the simplicity and the beauty of each individual bud and flower. I am reminded how unique we are all as Gods kids and by Gods grace he see’s the beauty in us. God created us just like every flower, to bloom, to grow, mature and fade away. Are time is short. May the beauty of Christ be a reflection in our lives here on earth. Your pictures brought to my mind the scripture from 2 Corint. 2:15 For we are the aroma of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing,

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