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How the New Blossoms of Spring Signal the New Life in Christ

By Sister Judith Benkert, OP

After a winter of snow, ice, and freezing weather the new blossoms of spring seem so far away. We hear of a new wave of cold arctic air to hit the Northeast. And yet the first blossoms are bravely opening with the urging of the warm sun.

Discernment was for me a chilling winter. Where was the answer to my seeking? Where was the God I so believed in? Give me an answer, and soon! Then one morning I was out the back door and peeking through the winter soil was the small point of a peony plant. I lived in the Midwest. I was able to see the warmth of the sun bring the decision to light. I haven’t looked back. Spring blossoms are always reminders for me to believe in the warmth of God’s grace. 







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Avatar  Assignment Help 3 weeks ago

God is truly great and we feel His love all the time but it's spring that reminds us of the power of life and beauty and all the good things He has sent us to cherish. It's truly amazing.





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Director of Formation

Sister Judith Benkert, OP
West-Southwest Vocations Promoter

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