You make me feel the changing of mood from melancholy to life renewal through the spiritual. While Change starts on a down note which can be a little difficult to get into, it ends on a high that leaves me feeling good. Separately, I tried accessing the business journal article but did not because a paid subscription is required to read the entire article. I find business interesting because I've had several businesses over the years. If you will send your business site address, I will take a look - Jim
This first stanza is really powerful to me.
I have heard a lot of moods compared this way, and I think that it precedes the second stanza very well too because of that truth you point out about the renewing rain.
And I enjoy your structure, it slows the reader down and the way that it does this creates a very soothing flow.