Cold: from various perspectives

It is January, and even here in Nashville cold abounds, requiring  coats and gloves, warming beverages, and not a little intestinal fortitude to embrace and engage the daily outdoor tasks.

The gift in winter is the invitation to dormancy–  the state of having normal physical functions suspended or slowed down for a period of time like the state in which a plant is alive but not actively growing.

We may respond to nature’s bidding by slowing our pace a bit, wrapping up with a good book in front a fire, or simply taking a few moments here and there to cogitate and mull.

Below is “cold” from our various perspectives…

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© Sue Henry

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© Sharon Brown Christopher

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© Sandy Burr

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© Sue Henry

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© Sharon Brown Christopher

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© Sandy Burr

 

Contributed by Sharon Brown Christopher

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