We can fight them or embrace them. We can accept that they will happen in either event and simply float along with them.
I can't say I disagree, but it is obvious to me that JFK did not practice yoga. Those who look only to the past or only to the future miss the present. Being present is what I strive for each day.
I much prefer this quote:
I stepped out my front door and noticed the maple tree across the road has started to change. And I definitely have to change my attitude about it!
Oh, I love the autumn in Vermont. It is beautiful. But that first hint that it is coming--a sign that beloved summer has already started its wind-down--that can throw me into a funk for days.
For today, I will be concentrating on the gifts of this day, the blessing in each moment. But I will also be exiting my house through the garage rather than the front door.