This is not supposed to be a prize-winning picture, and just taken with the Blackberry, but the view of the tree through my window never fails to get some emotion going.
When the new apartments (background) were being built, I begged the contractors to leave my tree alone. Since it wasn't really in the way, they didn't touch it. Every season the tree wears a different attitude, it seems.
Right now, the fallen leaves around seem to be soft, like a quilt of warm memories.
And a quote comes to mind, since several people dropped by today to comment on the information session I did yesterday about Lyme Disease:
"Healing does not mean going back to the way things were before, but rather allowing what is now to move us closer to God." Ram Dass (born April, 1931)
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