It’s not known who said that, but it’s sure true. Here we are, already halfway through August. Autumn does not officially begin until September 22, but if you’re like me, summer just “feels” over once we’re past Labor Day and the kids are back in school.
I love how Paul Pitchford talks about the season in his book, “Healing with Whole Foods: Oriental Traditions and Modern Tradition” (North Atlantic Books):
“Summer is a period of luxurious growth. To be in harmony with the atmosphere of summer, awaken early in the morning and reach to the sun for nourishment to flourish as the gardens go. Work, play, travel, be joyful, and grow into selfless service. The bounty of the outside world enters and enlivens us.” [Read more…]