Nature bring us a most wondrous gift - <BR>It teaches us that<BR>Life continually changes,<BR>And beauty always follows hopelessness.<BR>Each year Spring returns<BR>Forgiving the harsh, cold bitterness of Winter,<BR>Bringing forth pastel tulips<BR>To remind us...<BR>That following cold is warmth;<BR>Following darkness is light;<BR>Following anger is love.<BR>And to remind us that God’s plan<BR>Of renewal and forgiveness<BR>Brings forth the greatest of treasures<BR>And the most special of miracles.<BR>For every flower of His that we admire,<BR>Let us share the warmth of forgiveness with another<BR>And plant pastel tulips<BR>In their heart.<BR>