Browsing the "Spring" Tag

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Monarch Butterflies Show Spiritual Renewal In Nature

  A new season is here, and with that the flowers are blooming and the birds are chirping. Another mark of Spring is butterflies flying through with their colorful wings. One of the best known is the monarch butterfly. With their gold and black pattern, they are easy to spot and excellent to photograph. They […]

March 24th

An Islamic Ice Angels Festival

Ice sculptures are great for evoking the nippy, crispy air of snow-blown days, and what better choice for the transient statues than ethereal angels? Captured for just a moment in time, the fascinating play of light and shadow, water and ice is exquisite, capturing our imaginations together with the angels. As the weather warms and […]

January 19th

Easter Celebrated in Photos of a Resurrected Environment

On Easter, Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. But the holiday, calculated as the first Sunday following the first full moon after the northern spring equinox, also commemorates the resurrection of flowers, warmer days, and more sunlight. Easter is a time where we can all celebrate renewal — the triumph of light over dark. […]

April 20th

Holi Festival Welcomes Renewal and Harvest

The seasons are changing and spring is in the air. The grey of winter is disappearing into greens, and pinks, and yellows. It’s a time for flowers to bloom, grass to grow, and lots of fun activities to participate in. One activity that embraces both the color and the spirit of the season is Holi. Holi […]

March 17th

Ash Wednesday and the Return of Spring

  Now the green blade rises from the buried grain, Wheat that in the dark earth many days has lain; Love lives again, that with the dead has been: Love is come again, like wheat that springs up green. To many of us in the Midwest, the idea of “spring” is a distant memory, a […]

March 5th