Spring is just around the corner

We all experience winter differently, responding to these colder days according to our own dispositions. Some love the weather; others remain determinedly indoors to escape its sting. And now we must remain inside our homes as much as possible as we acknowledge that this, indeed, is a winter of discontent, one scarcely imaginable beyond dystopian fiction.

In the middle of winter we need to keep spring in our hearts.Credit:iStock

In the depth of this winter, we can warm our hearts with the knowledge that the softest of seasons, spring, heralded by the arrival of that first small cluster of jonquils, is just around the corner.

This will not be the end of our wintry feelings, but it may just remind us that good days will come again.

Ann Rennie is a Melbourne teacher and writer.

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