I took a morning walk and feeling excited and cold, I know it´s just gonna be a great day. I don´t know, my body clock is just set on waking up early, I can´t stay in bed longer than 6 o´clock! There´s something about watching the breaking of Dawn that hooked me. The stillness of the empty streets, the bright street lights, the blinks and changing colors of the traffic signs, the soft wind, and of course, the changing colors of the skies.
The fact that I´m standing alone in the street really makes me feel so small and on the bright side, unbothered. Well at least I have the best views…
My neighbourhood is surprisingly quiet around this time.I love the autumn feels in my neighbourhood. Only few cyclists busied themselves in the streets, probably going on some early errands. It´s Autumn break so schools are closed, furthermore, the children are probably still snoring in their beds. I recognized the same old man, walking his dog, actually two dogs, with lights attached on their necks. I find it funny though.When I run, I often bump into him because he also frequented the paths along the river.
Then there´s this lady, walking with sticks. She´s really sporty and fit, I love her attitude because she´s also an early-riser. She probably doesn´t need to go to work anymore and just enjoy her time.
It only takes a few minutes to admire this beauty and it´s gone. If you´re slow then it will be gone in seconds, and skies turned once again into gray.I am glad I took a snap of it, engraving it in my memory and added to my archives. I wished I could watched pricely sunrises like this, if I have the luxury of time and not bothered by daily routines and chores. Still reflecting on this, I stumbled upon the photo calandar that my friend had gave me.it has a nice verse on it about autumn, sorry it´s written in German but I´ll try to translate. I find it really meaningful and would like to share with you.
" Das Leben ist für mich wie die Jahreszeiten. Der Frühling ist unsere Kindheit. Der Sommer kommt, wenn wir beginnen, nach unseren Traümen zu greifen. Der Herbst steht für diese besondere Zeit, wenn wir ein wenig kürzer treten, innehalten, entspannen und unser bischeriges Leben überdenken." - Die Weisheit deines Herzens
It´s a perfect time to take a minute and pause. It doesn´t need to be long, as long as it´s meaningful.It says life is like the seasons. Spring is our childhood. When summer comes when we start to reach our dreams.Autumn stands when we start to take a slower pace in life, relax, and reflect on our bizaare life. It all comes out from the wisdom of our heart.
After my moment of reflection, I hopped again on my bike and cycled over the bridge where I had a glimpse of the colorful autumn foliage reflected on Danube river. What a morning.Now I hurried to go to bakery to get some fresh bread , knowing that the reality of life awaits for me.
How was your morning so far?