Embracing Change

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Sometimes things happen in life and you wonder about the reasons. You look for the lesson.

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Change.

It happens to everyone. Sometimes you are looking for change and sometimes change forces itself upon you and you hastily have to adjust.

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I can’t help but think of change when I look out my window each day and see the green leaves turning into a coppery gold. I stand, coffee in hand and watch them flutter and dance as they drift to the ground. The beauty is astounding.

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Sometimes it makes your heart leap and ache. A lump forms in your throat. You know change is the one constant that you can’t avoid.

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It is inevitable. Just like the seasons. Every day I live surrounded by these beautiful trees that magically morph and change and I know in the deepest sense that I am exactly where I need to be. Magically morphing and changing myself. I know that change, while we sometimes fear it, is the loveliest and surest path to growth.

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(I snapped these shots in my neighborhood this morning.)

 

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  1. Winter Renewal – deannewilliamson.com on December 30, 2015 at 10:26 am

    […] Living in Minnesota has given me such a wonderful new appreciation for Mother Nature. When you’re a visual person and you are surrounded by ever-changing scenery, there is no shortage of inspiration. I wrote about summer’s illumination here and I documented the awakenings of Fall here. […]

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