:: the condition in which a potentiality becomes an actuality :: :: an inborn way of experiencing the world :: :: the inner nature of anything, determining its development :: :: an expression of unity ::
After the warmest September on record in years, it is equinox and it is snowing. The stairs have iced over and the muddy ground is turning white. Welcome, winter. We didn't expect you quite so soon, but the snowboots are by the door all the same.