Hal Borland's words about spring and winter are particularly relevant during these difficult days of a terrible pandemic. Easter, Christianity's greatest feast, is upon us once more. For the second year in a row, we are in the grip of a devastating pandemic. COVID-19 has been the source of untold suffering, pain and despair. It seems to be lasting so much longer than expected, and it has definitely taken its toll. There are days when many of us, including myself, feel tired and defeated, ready to give in to gloom and despondency. We can never let that happen, no matter how difficult the situation. If we lose hope, we lose everything.