It’s early November, and we’re right in the middle of the fall season; the time of depth, release, and going within. We know that the leaves are falling and it’s a time of letting go – but it’s also the perfect season for reflection.

Fall brings up memories. We even see this represented by the turned colors. The spent leaves represent the past, no longer part of the vital present as they become dry and decompose into the forest floor.

This is a helpful time to look back, not to ruminate or regret, but to reminisce with thoughtfulness (autumn is a time of words that begin with re-, meaning “again” or “backward”).  We can reflect and re-evaluate the year and our lives, gaining awareness in the process.

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