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Fall Leaf by Munira

Sitting with the Stillness of Autumn

I love rainy days, they remind me of home. Rainy, grey, British days are one thing we’re famous for.

I’m not talking about the British rain that can last for weeks, but that the occasional rainy day is a perfect thing. As I type, it rhythmically drums against the window, reminding me to take things a little slower, that all things change and that the claustrophobic heat of the past few days has broken.

This rain reminds me that autumn will always follow the summer, and a good day will come along just when we need it most.  READ FULL ARTICLE