"One look and my stone heart crumbled; It was a valley as green as jade. I swear it was the color of hope. You've turned a stone into a rose. Hosea!" -Lyrics from "Hosea" by Andrew PetersonThere's one day in spring, maybe two, when the leaves are new, when they are still unfolding, when they are the exact color of jade. I tried to capture it in pictures.