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Discover how this transitional season can reveal both the abundance and the limitations of our everyday lives. Autumn, with all its traditional images of colorful trees, frost-covered pumpkins, and piles of wood stored up against winter's cold, can be a season filled with anticipation. The harvest, the imminent onset of cold and snow, the resumption of old routines, and the beginning of the school year all require preparation and planning. If summer has been something of a pause, autumn helps us to see the passage of time more clearly. Autumn is a season of fruition and reaping, of thanksgiving and celebration of abundance and goodness of the earth. But it is also a season that starkly and realistically encourages us to see our own limitations. Warm and stirring pieces by E. B. White, Anne Lamott, P. D. James, Julian of Norwich, May Sarton, Kimiko Hahn, and many others in this beautiful book rejoice in autumn as a time of preparation and reflection, when the results of hard labor

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ISBN:
9781594731181
Editor:
Schmidt, Gary
Editor:
Felch, Susan M.
Editor:
Schmidt, Gary
Editor:
Felch, Susan M.
Author:
Schmidt, Gary
Author:
Azarian, Mary
Publisher:
Skylight Paths Publishing
Subject:
Seasons
Subject:
Spirituality - General
Subject:
Physics-Meteorology
Publication Date:
20050831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
299
Dimensions:
8.72x5.52x.94 in. .94 lbs.

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