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By Lauri Beach
First United Methodist Church 

"For everything there is a season..."

 


The change to fall reminds me of an excerpt from Henry Ward Beecher’s Novel “Norwood:”

Once upon a time a little leaf was heard to sigh and cry, as leaves often do when a gentle wind is about. And the twig said, “What is the matter, little leaf?” And the leaf said, “The wind just told me that one day it would pull me off and throw me down to die on the ground!”

The twig told it to the branch on which it grew, and the branch told it to the tree. And when the tree heard it, it rustled all over, and sent back word to the leaf, “Do not be afraid. Hold on tightly, and you shall n...



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