Seasonal Change

Home
After weeks of travel
with family then friends
sharing laughter
play and delight
under a warm sun
we arrive home.

We breathe in the scent
touch familiar
settle into the known
return to routine
and see selves mirrored
In this space.

Home envelops us
with love imbued
over years of living
as we arrive to a renewal
and reset in daily life
with a move to rebalance.

Then, finding a warm blanket 
I rest in my own bed
bringing myself to center
while night and day
tussle in a celestial shift
and we inch our way to dark.

“There comes a day each September when you wake up and know the summer is over and fall has arrived. The slant of the sun looks different, and something is in the air–a coolness, a hint of frosty mornings to follow. I woke early on the morning of September 24 and reached for a warmer petticoat.” 

Ann Rinaldi, Time Enough for Drums

“Here we go, everyone… It’s Autumn Equinox time again. Sit back in your seats and hold on tight. It’s going to get a little extra bumpy this year. Please remember, it has very little to do with you and a whole lot more to do with planetary alignment, gravitational pull and all that celestial crap. In a week or two it’ll all be over, and you will all feel much better, trust me.” 

Omer Toledano
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Author: Mindful Contemplations

A weekly blog, in prose, poetry, or memoir, finding the sacred within the ordinary day to day experience. I offer inspiration and contemplation on the soul journey of the human spirit, diving deep and surfacing with hope.

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