The Value of Winter

As spring approaches, I want to take a few moments to appreciate winter. Winter is my least favorite season, and this year, I felt like it was in no hurry to leave. I don’t like complaining about our days of thirty-degree weather. After all, I know that people who live up north have had to…

Heart on the Ground

Often I’ve found a small, unexpected symbol of encouragement, and it’s brightened my day significantly. I’ve discovered it in various forms: a sunlit pattern in the clouds, a hug, a verse, a comforting breeze, an inspiring line from a song, or a genuine smile. Recently, I noticed this heart on the ground. It reminded me…