Spring Joy

Song of Solomon: 2:1 
 I am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys.

I have always enjoyed singing rounds. The harmony is simple. However, there needs to be a close connection between the singers. One of my favorite childhood rounds is “White Choral Bells.” This is such a delicate flower with a sweet fragrance. I recently used this round at an assisted living home. Several of the residents were able to sing along and smile at their long ago memories.

White choral bells upon a slender stalk, lillies of the valley deck my garden walk.
Oh, don’t you wish that you might hear them ring?
That will happen only when the fairies sing!

God created the seasons. Spring certainly gives us happiness; new life budding around us, beautiful azure skies, and the warmth of the sun. Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “The earth laughs in flowers.”

Spring, a time for joy, love, and laughter.

Pam Jackson
Knoxville, TN

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