It’s Cherry Blossom Time

Take a moment to meditate on the cherry blossom… a harbinger of Spring. In Japan, there is a centuries-old practice of gathering to enjoy a picnic under a the blossoms, known as Hanami. No matter where we may find ourselves, it is always in our power to close our eyes, take a few breaths, and clear our minds for a moment, in a sort of mental picnic. This image may help:

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Cherry Blossoms in Yoyogi Park, Tokyo. Photo: John Watkins

The video that follows is of The Lord’s Prayer in Japanese that evokes the sense of Spring’s wonder in Cherry Blossom time. We offer it with a prayer that spring will fill you with this very sense of joy at God’s good creation.

Categories Featured Articles | Tags: | Posted on March 31, 2014

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