In the afternoon I got to show the bald eagle nest and young to a group of forty 6th graders. It was their last stop on their field trip experience of Leonard Harrison State Park. The two sibling eagles would pop their heads up into view and then crouch back down in the nest, out of sight.
As new life seems to be abounding everywhere this time of year, I cannot help but catch a little more hope as well.
A prayer straight from scripture for all of the new life that's brought into the world during this season:
From Psalm 139...
O LORD, you have examined my heart