Winter

“Winter” by Philip Dodson

Winter

Crunch crunch crunch
Across the icy field
Sinking into the soft snow below
The bite of the cruel wind

The sun glints off the crust
The deer sneaks through the forest
The robin’s red breast against the white
The chill of the cold

Yet here we are
Winter is another new beginning
The death that leads to life
Spring will come

Buds will bloom again
For now, enjoy now
The cold is beautiful
The ice is fresh
Winter wow, love it

Autumn and cycle of life.

Tuesday was the Autumn Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere.

‘So what’ you might say. It’s just another day, another season.

As humans, we have become very disconnected with nature. We spend precious little of our focus on it.

Yet, nature can teach us so much. The beautiful stillness of nature can teach us silence, consciousness and being aware. The cycles of nature, like the seasons, show us that things are born, they grow, mature and die.

This is the cycle that teaches us everything is temporary. Yet, it renews too.

When we spend time in nature, our natural essence is awakened and if we allow it, it will flourish and grow.

Autumn is a new adventure, a change, where the leaves turn and the life withers.

Autumn is an amazing time of change and it can be for ourselves too. Each moment unfolds with fresh opportunity.

Enjoy the new season, remember the cycle of life, it happens to everything.