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audio 01:19 Sunshine on a Stem

Sunshine on a Stem

I have waited patiently as the days grow longer and warmer for what I call “sunshine on a stem” to bloom again. Finally, the daffodils have opened and have joined Nature’s spring show. My world is a little bit brighter today.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 04/30/2018 12:00 PM

audio 01:14 The Maple Trees are in Bloom

The Maple Trees are in Bloom

Another step in the march of Spring’s forward movement is the delicate and often unnoticed blooms on the maple trees. Each day now will bring me something new to focus on as I walk my path with gratitude.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 04/29/2018 12:00 PM

audio 01:31 Viewing Life in the Wachau Valley

Viewing Life in the Wachau Valley

Recently I had the opportunity to visit the Wachau Valley from the Danube River and I was stuck how people adjusted to the landscape several hundred years ago. It gave me a new view.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 04/28/2018 12:00 PM

audio 01:17 Any Day Now

Any Day Now

The spring rains have come, melting most of the snow, and now, with the warmer weather, the trees, grass, and plants are going to burst open with new growth. It is with this optimism that I set my intentions to experience every day of the year.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 04/27/2018 12:00 PM

audio 01:01 Hiding in the Shadows

Hiding in the Shadows

On a warm spring day we hiked to the Lupine Field, enjoying the recently exposed bare ground. Still, hiding in the shadows the last remnants of snow lingered. I smiled and knew that they too would soon disappear.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 04/26/2018 12:00 PM

audio 01:31 Pussy Willows in Bloom

Pussy Willows in Bloom

Finally spring has sprung. It has been well worth the wait, and when I discovered the pussy willows in bloom, my heart was filled with gratitude for the season at hand. Nature gives us something to discover every day.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 04/25/2018 12:00 PM

audio 02:01 When There is no Bridge

When There is no Bridge

I saw a small ferry carrying cars across the river at a place where the road ended, and there was no bridge. I thought back to a time when there were no bridges and realized that resourceful people always find a way to bridge the gaps.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 04/24/2018 12:00 PM

audio 01:11 A Long Awaited Sight

A Long Awaited Sight

Finally, our small crocuses have blossomed. It is a long-awaited sight that I have been looking forward to all winter. I am grateful these tiny plants bloom against all odds, but I knew their blooms would again brighten the world.

Posted by Michael Hathaway, 04/23/2018 12:00 PM