There is a privacy about it which no other season gives you.... In spring, summer and fall people sort of have an open season on each other; only in the winter, in the country, can you have longer, quiet stretches when you can savor belonging to yourself. ~Ruth Stout
"Who looks in the sun will see no light else; but also he will see no shadow. Our life revolves unceasingly, but the centre is ever the same, and the wise will regard only the seasons of the soul." - Henry David Thoreau, The Journal
1 chronicles And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that thou would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, and that thy hand may be with me, and keep me from evil, that it may not grieve me! And God granted him that which he requested!