Photo Friday: Tulip Magnolia in Bloom

Tulip Magnolia Blooms

[Tulip Magnolia Blooms. Nikon D40. March, 19, 2014.] ⊕ full-size image

This Photo Friday I hope you will be encouraged by this sign of spring in my front yard.

Wherever you live in North America, spring is on the way. Soon warm sun, blues skies and fresh air will lift your mood to make whatever struggles you face a bit easier to bear.

Spring serves as a reminder of the kindness of God’s common grace covenant with us all (see Genesis 8:20-9:17). It reminds us of the hope of heaven, and of the saving grace of new life in Christ Jesus.

May the coming spring remind you that God’s mercy toward you is new every morning.

“While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease.”—Genesis 8:22, ESV

Here’s a few previously shared signs of spring…