It’s a sad day in Boston. It’s very quiet on the streets. Few pedestrians. Fewer cars. Even the dogs being walked by their masters hold back their barks.
As I walked this afternoon through my beloved Back Bay neighborhood, my soul was soothed by the sweet, lush beauty of Spring.
Pink and white magnolias with buds bursting, bright yellow daffodils bending in the wind, containers filled with vibrant tulips, pansies, hyacinths and pussywillows.
In the face of so much tragedy, let us be grateful for family and friends. Pray for the dead and injured. Seek solace in the loveliness of Spring.
And cultivate and inspire kindness, beauty and love.
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