My First Day Of Spring

Mar 16

I took a short walk. I felt like I was a bear coming out of hibernation from the winter. I have felt bad for so long that I haven’t walked very much lately. Compound that with the fact that cold weather makes my Interstitial Cystitis (IC) and Fibromyalgia, etc. pain symptoms worse. I have clung to the comforts of my home for most of the last couple of months.

As I walked along in our front yard I gazed at the trees my husband planted a few months ago with much anticipation of the leaves that will hopefully be visible in just a few weeks. I heard a sound in the field next to our house that I thought was one of our cats, it was a bird. I enjoy seeing and hearing birds. There were bird sounds all around me. Even the flapping wings of a bird in flight were a welcome sound to my nature-deprived ears.

spring bird


The calendar has next Sunday marked as the first day of Spring but for me it was today. It is the start of new beginnings. I began to ponder in my mind if my dream of moving to a place that stays warm all year round would have the same excitement that I felt today as I took my short journey in the delight of my first day of Spring.

The sun gently warmed my face combined with a cool, gentle breeze blowing through my hair. As I approached the front door of my house I was greeted by a kitty who anxiously awaited my return. I felt so thankful to God for all his blessings in my life. I was so thankful that I felt good enough to walk today and enjoy my first day of Spring!

song of solomon 2 11- 12

4 Responses to “My First Day Of Spring”

  1. Tracy weiss says:

    Great new beginning for the season. Well phrased . You have a talent.

    • says:

      Thank you so much Tracy. I wish you were going to be here to enjoy it with me. I hope to see you soon! Love ya!

  2. Laurie Bowrs says:

    Beautiful penship Barbara. Spring makes me feel better too, I love the feeling of new critters comming alive to the warmth & the pending baby birds cozy in their nest before hatching into the warm sunlight! So glad you’re feeling better. I love you my friend! Laurie B.

    • says:

      Thanks sweet Lady. I too love the Spring. It is a beautiful time of the year. My ole’ bod does much better in the warmer weather. It is like all of God’s lovely earth comes alive including me.

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