What is an autumn spirituality? An acceptance of both light and dark as natural parts of life. A letting go as the trees let go of their leaves. A recognition of deaths, both large and small. And the promise of life to come. James Martin, S.J. Here in Minnesota autumn has reached its nadir after …
I have proof, incontrovertible photographic evidence, that spring has finally arrived in our backyard: There are buds on our lilac bushes….Happy May, everyone!
It’s cold. And changing my antidepressant from Cymbalta (which was helping my fibromyalgia but had quit helping my depression) to Fetzima (vice versa) isn’t helping my grumpy mood any. I have developed strange food cravings (carbs, sugar, and more carbs) and I am frighteningly grateful for cable TV and Law & Order reruns.
Today, believe it or not, is the last day of fall here in the Northern Hemisphere. (Yes, technically it’s still autumn.) In Minnesota today it feels emphatically Northern, I might add. Here are a few images from our first snowfall in Minneapolis back on November third to ease your transition from fall to winter.
Autumn is the hardest season. The leaves are all falling and they’re falling like they’re falling in love with the ground. Andrea Gibson