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Tips For Living Life (September)

Updated on September 10, 2015

The Ninth Month

School, cool, and now drool,

September is here again.

Fruits and all the rest.

A time of abundance....

Plums aplenty!
Plums aplenty! | Source

Heart, body, mind, and soul....

By all reports, September is a wonderful month to be alive, and a great month for putting life in order, heart, body, mind, and soul.

Heart....

In September it is still possible to get outside for a stroll, brisk walk, or a jog, any one of which is great for your heart, unless you haven't partaken for awhile and decide there are no risks in overdoing your long dormant athleticism.

Body....

In September, especially the early part of September, your body still has that lustrous tan which even the slathered on sunscreen couldn't deprive you of. So, while summer dresses (for the gals) and Bermuda shorts (for the guys) are the badges of youth, get out there and feel glorious.

Mind....

In September the real new year begins! School days and academic pursuits are the "in" thing; and while some are glad that readin'. writin'. and hickory sticks may be something you fondly said goodbye to one or more years ago, make the acquaintance of your local librarian again, so you may be recognized when the fall leaves fly and the coming snows drift.

Soul....

As September sinks into your soul, and frost creeps into a forecast or two, realize that all the good fruits which are so abundant in September are there for a purpose. Perhaps their overabundance is such that you are quickly satiated, and looking at one more peach raises no saliva. This is the very time to recall a scripture from your distant past, one that says "Waste not, want not."

If salsa is one of your "soul foods." you can still find all the ingredients for fresh or preserved salsa at a farmers market, and the ingredients will have all the full ripeness and flavors you will need for a great salsa. You can even throw that no longer desired peach into the makings of a fresh peach salsa to go with the corn chips and apple cider that will be showing up in September.

What does all that foodle faddle have to do with "soul"? Well, while "man cannot live by bread alone" you may have grown accustomed to the summer picnics, the seaside clambakes, and the after dip hardy meals of summer when the calories were more easily burned. Now you are facing the tailgate parties of fall, to be followed by the candy of Halloween, and the Super Pack of Thanksgiving!

But I get ahead of myself. September has your last reasonably priced watermelon, corn, cucumbers, tomatoes from the garden, and green beans, before all that remains reasonably priced are pumpkins (after Halloween) and squash. It will do your soul good, and your body, too, to get the good stuff while it has the best prices of the year, and while the full flavor is still therein.

And don't forget to say a thankful blessing on the food. It's good for the soul, too.


A September fresh salad....

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    • Perspycacious profile imageAUTHOR

      Demas W Jasper 

      4 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      80 F. at BYU game time at 8:10 PM last night (9/12/15) so we aren't quite done with the summer heat, at least not yet. (A very exciting game too!) Nice to see you on another of my Hubs. Thanks for commenting.

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      Dianna Mendez 

      4 years ago

      I loved September when I lived in the midwest. It was a time to enjoy the cooler temperatures. I love your suggestions here and the salad is wonderful!

    • Perspycacious profile imageAUTHOR

      Demas W Jasper 

      4 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      pstrauboie48 = Even more of them?! The more the merrier. ;-D

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      Patricia Scott 

      4 years ago from sunny Florida

      So love fall but it often does not arrive here till November..even on Thanksgiving it may be 75. But I pretend and surround myself with colorful ornaments of the season...and enjoy the luscious fruits and veggies.

      Nicely done....

      Angels are on the way to you this afternoon ps

    • Perspycacious profile imageAUTHOR

      Demas W Jasper 

      4 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      Ms. Dora - I know for a fact that it was good enough to eat!

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      Dora Weithers 

      4 years ago from The Caribbean

      Certainly an original! That salad looks good.

    • Perspycacious profile imageAUTHOR

      Demas W Jasper 

      4 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      Thanks for stopping by and thinking about September's opportunities for improving health and taking full advantage of all that the ninth month of the year has to offer us.

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