Fall Leaving

kinnon —  November 4, 2008 — 8 Comments

It was one of those odd fall days in Toronto. Temps were mid-Septemberish rather than first week of Novemberish. Today’s high in Toronto hitting 66ºF.

In spite of the weather, and without going into details, I confess that for the last 48 hours I’ve felt as if run over by a steamroller – flat, crushed and of no use to anyone.

And then I saw these gorgeous leaves whilst out for a walk with the dog. They reminded me of the inherent goodness of God’s creation – in the midst of all the brokenness in this world.

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A television editor, writer & director since 1978. A Christian since 1982. More than a little frustrated with the Church in the West since late in the last millennium.

8 responses to Fall Leaving

  1. God does that well, doesn’t he.

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  2. Sorry you’ve been feeling flat Bill.

    Any idea what kind of tree that is?

    Someone tended their property and cared for their neighbourhood well.

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  3. can definitely relate to the steamroller feeling. those colours are glorious. i don’t know about canada, but i’m sure our autumn here is that bit more spectacular than usual this year.

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  4. i mean here in the UK.

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  5. In deed, Jonathan.

    Thanks, BD. I have no idea the type of tree. (I can barely tell coniferous from deciduous.)

    Carlo, I look forward to pics from the old sod.

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  6. It looks like a Japanese Maple …

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  7. Sonja,
    That’s what Imbi said, too. Just got back to my desk and you beat me to the comment.

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  8. Thanks, it’s stunning.

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