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April 8, 2014

The Hidden Kingdom

Suppose, now, we had always lived in winter, and never seen this spring.
Suppose now we witnessed the incomprehensible, the apocalyptic, opening of the first flower. How to describe this to the winter dwellers? How to convey colors they had never seen? Or begin to portray the scent, the touch, of each spring creature? One might begin: “There is a hidden kingdom beneath the snow; it will come.” The Hidden Kingdom

Posted by gerardvanderleun at April 8, 2014 12:45 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Well, I'm looking at a half acre of budding lawn weeds right now, and I'm not so damned wistful.

Posted by: BillH at April 8, 2014 2:00 PM

We've got foot tall daffodils all over the place right now. Natures technicolor show begins, finally!

Posted by: ghostsniper at April 8, 2014 2:53 PM

The article at Catholic Thing was inspiring also.

Hope under this President has gotten a bad rap

Posted by: grace at April 8, 2014 3:06 PM