If you have grown up where there are four distinct seasons, you may not realize how fortunate you are. If you have grown up where there is really only one season and the sun often shines, you do not realize what you are missing. If you are fortunate enough, to step outside either of those situations and experience the other, you will take a whole new appreciation for the beauty of nature and the change of a season.
Leaves may seem like a little thing, but to watch them bud in the winter, bloom in the spring, flourish in the summer, and fall in the autumn, is all too amazing. Earths color palette at work, creating amazing masterpieces, no season, like the other.
The single leaf is an ancient heraldic symbol said to signify a vast array of meaning; happiness, truth, faith, endurance, strength, lasting friendship. An ability to stay attached to a rocky surface in even the most inhospitable conditions. Remedies against poison, symbolizing healing. Their image was used as a symbol of tranquility, tenacity and perseverance; showed love that injures nothing to which it clings.