And it’s the month of October and here comes, Autumn.
“O Autumn, laden with fruit, and stained
With the blood of the grape, pass not, but sit
Beneath my shady roof; there thou mayest rest
And tune thy jolly voice to my fresh pipe,
And all the daughters of the year shall dance!
Sing now the lusty song of fruits and flowers. – William Blake”
We all have our special seasons. Seasons that bring out the best in us. That gives us the happy feeling even on the sour, dry days. And no matter how maddening it may get, the smile doesn’t fade.
Autumn has always cast a hypnotic spell on me.
To me, it signals the changing times. It brings out the transition between the sunny summers and crisp winters. A time to mull over life and get philosophical. A time for reflections, surprises and self-realizations.
One of the best times to watch the changing hues of nature and what it teaches man about life and attitude.
Agreed, it marks the beginning of the cold, dreary wind-blown days…..
Yet take a minute to feel the wind, to watch the colors at play, to listen to the raindrops, to listen to the new sounds and the closing music before the silent music…
As said, “Bittersweet October. The mellow, messy, leaf-kicking, perfect pause between the opposing miseries of summer and winter. ~Carol Bishop Hipps”
To take anything in the positive vein or “mis-sense”, it all depends on the way one looks at it.
It’s the attitude which underlines the demeanor and the outlook. And which gives rise to new chances and new realizations to self.
If the attitude is turned off from start, imagine what’s being missed in life.
The surprises, the moments, the memories and the lessons on the road.
And at times, second chances don’t come soon enough. So why miss them, as they come along ?
As for me, I know I’m in love with autumn…
And that’s my special season…What’s yours ?