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Let us begin at the beginning
With all my mates and endless spinning
I'm not so hot and not so cold
I'm the sea and the sun, and quite as old

When shove comes to push
In your hand, I'm worth more than a bush
Day in, day out, hidden talents
Up and down, I keep the balance

I give birth to the flow
Downhill my children go
Through me you can see clearly
Now name me, riddler, dearly

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The answer is

spring

Great thanks to jafe and Brandon_J

Let us begin at the beginning

spring --> beginning of the year

With all my mates and endless spinning

other seasons, rotating every year

I'm not so hot and not so cold

spring is a season where the temperature is moderate

I'm the sea and the sun, and quite as old

nice one! sea+sun sounds like season, where spring is one of them

When shove comes to push

when force is applied

In your hand, I'm worth more than a bush Day in, day out, hidden talents Up and down, I keep the balance

spring balance

I give birth to the flow

spring as in water flow

Downhill my children go

a stream of water usually flows downhill

Through me you can see clearly

we can see through water clearly

Now name me, riddler, dearly

spring

Why posting this riddle in this time of the year?

Spring Equinox?

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    $\begingroup$ Yay! Way to go to put it all together. $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J Mar 23 at 14:53
  • $\begingroup$ Great solution! Often this kind of question attracts many interpretations, but this seems pretty infallible enev before any OP confirmation! +1 $\endgroup$ – user45266 Apr 2 at 5:02
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Can't yet fit all of the clues together (and I am on mobile), but it does look like

Maybe a spring (ecological) or the water table?

Because

Downhill my children flow - springs birth water which flows downhill; not so hot, not so cold - springs usually have consistent temperatures; keep the balance - suggests water table and/or springs replenishing the water.

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    $\begingroup$ Could be rot13(fcevat gur frnfba, fcevat gur zrpunavpny qrivpr, naq fcevat va gur jngre frafr)? $\endgroup$ – jafe Mar 22 at 23:31
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    $\begingroup$ Your work will not go to waste $\endgroup$ – Avigrail Mar 23 at 5:33

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