The Groaning of Spring’s Birthing

April 28th, 2015 | Posted by Sr. Mary Valerie Schneider in Uncategorized

???????The green wheat fields give promise. Crocuses force their way through the topsoil. Tree buds approach the moment of explosion. Can you hear the groan of spring’s birthing?

God has a plan: the mystery that began to be revealed in creation, reached its fullness in Christ, and strains toward eschatological fulfillment. The author of Colossians claims, “The mystery is Christ among you, your hope of glory” (Col. 1:27). Although the plan has been realized in Christ, it remains to be actualized in us. With creation we strain toward the glory, as we wait in hope.

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