Is Fall only about the colorful leaves? I love this time of year for just that, but we miss out focusing on just the obvious.
Other stuff happens too…
Birds are migrating and deer are getting frisky. Animals add a lot to Autumn.
We miss out if we hurry the season. Autumn is always being rushed it seems. Even the rodents are rushing, but they have a very good reason.
As Fall shifts into low gear, people put it in high gear. The holidays make people impatient and hurried.
Hurrying the season to get to the next is a bit curious though.
Some pine for renewal in Spring, but renewal begins now as each leaf falls.
I watch Fall as it slowly transforms into Winter. I like things as they are.
Touching things found in nature adds a deeper patience for each season. Brushing a hand over the tawny grass heads or feeling the soft silk of a milkweed are not winter experiences. It makes sense to take in the experiences before us.
Each change celebrates the wonder of life itself, each experience a gift.
Color your world in fulfillment and patience.