"You only lose what you cling to."
I'm clinging to summer
maybe because it's the last day of August,
the sun is setting sooner and my flowers are tired.
Even though summer started early in the Pacific Northwest,
it's still gone faster than I can wrap my head around.
I've felt the head of fall rearing itself
and instead of feeling grateful for all those long, luscious summer days,
I'm mourning the end of them.
I know we'll have plenty more beautiful days coming to us
but I can't stop feeling sad for the end of them.
This is where the 'being in the present moment' idea comes in handy.
And the quote above.
(Photo copyright: Kirsten Steen)