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Winter. The withering season, but it still teems with energy. There is nothing like the sun shining on a clear, cold, crisp day, especially if there is newly fallen snow it sets glittering. Still, the days are shorter, shortening more, and I spend more time inside.
Thanks for another great question. Like you I find myself being very concerned and worried these days about so many issues going on in the United States and around the world. I would like to have more patience and perspective when it comes to working on such enormous problems. I would like to have the wisdom to look at change from the perspective of “the long arc of history” as President Obama often says.
I love this topic of viewing our inner and outer lives from the perspective of the ever changing four seasons. Thank you. Although it is a bit hard to accept, I realize that I am now living in the Autumn season of my life. However my inner season feels like spring since I living into one of the most creative seasons of my life. All in all I am grateful for both seasons.