What Autumn Leaves Teach Us

In autumn, leaves return to their true colors, reminding us we can do the same. (Photo by Mary Jo Adams)
Maples are among the earliest trees to turn color, bursting into bold reds, or striking shades of orange.
Mystic and visionary Howard Thurman advocated “the art of being still” as a way of accessing our “true self.”
Fall foliage at the Abbey of Gethsemani outside of Louisville, KY. (Photo by Brother Paul Quenon)

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Author of 4 spirituality books & 2 poetry collections. Award-winning reporter for Wall Street Journal, PBS-TV, Washington Post & 2 IL public radio stations.

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