Seasons: The Upside-Down Views

We don’t have a lot of seasons here in San Diego. Such seasons as we have is very subtle, so it’s even more important to be attuned to the changes. While we aren’t often accompanies by snowflakes, we sometimes get flowers.

 

Seasons

In Spring, hundreds of flowers.
In Summer, refreshing breeze.
In Autumn, a harvest moon.
In Winter, snowflakes accompany you.

If you do not have
the upside-down views
every season is
a good season for you.

— from Buddhist classic texts translated by Eido Shimano Roshi

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