Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Amazing Autumn Views

I love the Autumn season. Even though the Lord has done a remarkable job creating all four seasons, Autumn is my very favorite. The cooler weather, the pumpkins, and especially the oh-so-beautiful leaves!  I absolutely LOVE seeing the gorgeous shades of color that so many of our trees have for a while during Autumn. Even years when I don't manage a trip to our north Georgia mountains to view the lovely leaves, I still have beauty right outside in my own backyard. As I write this post I'm glancing out and seeing some of the trees behind my house in their peak of color---breathtaking shades of gold, orange, and crimson. I always take photos of those trees each year, but the pictures don't do them justice. They're SO much prettier in person. ~ Something pretty amazing to me is how the leaves appear even more colorful today--on a rainy, "dreary" day--than they did the past few days, when the sun was shining and the weather was about perfect. I couldn't help but think this is a good comparison to how it is in my life sometimes. I might not notice beauty in a certain situation until there are some "dreary" days---and then it's as if my eyes are opened---and I see the beauty right in front of me. ~ As a Christian, I strive to see the beauty in each day and in every situation the Lord gives me--although I sometimes fall short. But today I am SO thankful He has given me these beautiful trees in my backyard, and has painted them as only He could do. ~ In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.  Genesis 1:1


Keli Gwyn said...

I took a walk today and enjoyed crunching leaves, one of my favorite fall treats.

CatMom said...

Oh yes--crunching leaves make me think of my childhood! Thanks for stopping by, Keli. :)