In the Shadow of His Wings

Did you know that the butterfly is a symbol of the Resurrection? For many, the butterfly represents change, endurance, hope, and life; a beautiful reminder for us in the midst of difficulties. Recently, a friend our ours sent some Butterfly kits, complete with caterpillars and a netted habitat where our residents could watch them grow, build their cocoons, and hatch into beautiful orange and black butterflies. After spending a few days enjoying them, we released our little friends to begin a new life in our gardens. Many of the residents gathered outside to say goodbye, and those who wanted to release their own butterfly were able to let one go. Since we put a little sugar on our hands, some of the butterflies stayed a little longer to savor the sweetness