i stepped out on the balcony to re-arrange some things and i was entranced by the beauty God blessed us with today.
i observed the shining sun with much appreciation, noted the gusting wind blowing thru the naked branches of the willow trees with thanks and prayer (tornadoes in some parts...), and i was delighted and amused to hear frogs singing.
i stood there for a few minutes, to soak it all in. upon closer observation, i saw that the willow trees are budding already.
all this mid-february.
thanks God, for showing us that despite the fact that we haven't been great stewards of this earth you've given us to call home, we are still your valentines. :-)