A curious paradox
“There is a curious paradox that no one can explain.
Who understands the secret of the reaping of the grain?
Who understands why Spring is born out of Winter’s laboring pain,
or why we must all die a bit before we grow again.”
— Tom Jones (playwright) from The Fantasticks
Today I send virtual flowers to everyone who has endured an extra measure of “Winter’s laboring pain” this year, literally or figuratively.
May we all grow again this spring, bringing color and joy to our worlds!
One year ago today: