An Ode to Autumn Equinox

“Looking back, I see how the job I lost pushed me to find work that was mine to do, how the “road closed” sign turned me toward terrain I’m glad I traveled, how losses that felt irredeemable forced me to find new sources of meaning. In each of these experiences, it felt like something was dying, and so it was. And yet deep-down, amid all the falling, silently and lavishly the seeds of new life were always being sown.”

It’s autumn equinox today and I am reminded of Parker Parmer’s seasons metaphor. A link to his thoughts on autumn is below. May his words of wisdom in these highly transitional times offer you assurance as you navigate life.

Autumn: A Season of Paradox