Seasons Change

  I love fall.  I love sweaters, hoodies, boots, fuzzy blankets, camp fires and cool nights.  Ahh, think about the feelings you have just thinking about fall.  There is something about fall.  There is something so inspiring when the air gets a little cooler and the leaves begin to change color and fall to the ground. This is my favorite season.  God speaks to me and inspires me through the beauty of fall.  I watch the leaves change and I feel joy.  I often think how can a season of death and dying bring such joy and pleasure. All then …

Baby It’s Cold Outside

The seasons are changing.  The days are getting shorter.  The temperature is dropping.  Dorothy, we aren’t in Kansas anymore.  Yes, summer has officially ended and here in Pennsylvania Fall is in full swing. The temperature outside reveals the temperature inside. In the mornings inside the house it feels so cold until we step outside.  We can better feel the warmth inside.  We can be deceived of our current condition.  We can be warm when we thought we were hot or cold when we thought we were warm.  It takes a climate change to reveal the real and truly show us …

A Season of Death and Dying

I stand, lost in the sight before me.  I am looking through the window completely raptured in the thoughts racing through my mind.  As I watch leaves fall to the ground I can feel the cool air radiating through the glass.  One by one, the leaves fall and I notice the beautiful colors of orange, yellow, red and brown.  The leaves have died.  The trees are almost empty now.  I find peace in this moment.  I found comfort even surrounded by death.   Summer is past, we are moving through the season of death, and dying before winter comes.  This reality …