Autumn Gratitude

Consistently, Nature provides gifts, as Autumn breezes blow whispers of change all around us.  The Nandina berries turn to orange, Virginia creeper crawls over rocks in crimson splendor, shades of yellow hint from beneath green, tattered leaves against the rich, blue skies, Red Buds shimmer their golden branches in the sunlight, and owls shatter the silence of darkness, shouting their hoots across the creek beds.  Change is upon us but covers our land with a cloak of beauty.  Our Blessings these Fall mornings are abundant if we are still and watch the metamorphosis unfold.