of tulips and resurrection

April 7, 2007 | 2 Comments

As I pointed out last year, the beauty of spring in the Pacific NW braings a new richness to Easter for me:

Being aware of spring is giving me a refreshing anticipation of Easter. The new life reaching out of the soil is a very fitting reminder of what Easter is about. The geological and the religious seasons are crashing into each other ā€” and Iā€™m happy to be standing right in the middle of it.

Yesterday, we enjoyed a beautiful day in the tulip fields of Skagit County. Getting out to celebrate spring like this is quickly becoming one of my most treasured Easter rituals. The video below can’t completely do justice to what we experienced, but I hope it can serve as a reminder of new life springing out of death… (If you’d like a larger — 350mb! — hi-res version, you can download this one. Right click and Save As…)

  • What beautiful colors šŸ™‚ Thank you for sharing your video . It’s been cold and snowy here in Ohio so I’ve missed the colors that we usually see here at Easter. If I ever visit Washington I’ll have to put this on my list of things to see.

  • Cyndee

    Gorgeous!