And in the midst of all this, Lent is coming. I do not remember a time I looked forward to embarking on my Lenten journey so much. I was excited to see the purple sheet snuck into the bulletin this Sunday. The Church calendar is offering me a chance to move forward, or to at least to understand that beneath the frozen ground, life is happening.
The Canadian Journal of Soil Science recently published a series of papers about what happens under frozen ground. The headline? Life Goes on Under the Snow
It is hard to imagine this right now. I do not feel this. But I believe it. At the end of our journeying, there will be Alleluias.