Tag: fall

Rainer Maria Rilke’s Autumn

The leaves are falling, falling as if from far up, as if orchards were dying high in space. Each leaf falls as if it were motioning “no.” And tonight the heavy earth is falling away from all other stars in the loneliness. We’re all…

lessons learned: what handprint turkeys can teach us about simplicity and gratitude

For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, for love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Today, I was thinking about handprint turkeys.  Seriously, I was.  Oh, come on, if…

at home with Autumn

Psalm of Contentment O sacred season of Autumn, be my teacher, for I wish to learn the virtue of contentment. As I gaze upon your full-colored beauty, I sense all abut you and at-homeness with your amber riches. ~Modern prayer by Edward Hays