Christmas Presence

Christmas Presence

Ever since I can remember, the Christmas season has been one of family, ritual, reverence, beauty and celebration. Over the decades however, many family members have moved to various places in the cosmos and we don’t see each other anymore. What we do see however, is...
Winter Solstice Wonders

Winter Solstice Wonders

When I was a boy, I had no knowledge of the Winter Solstice and it’s connection to the Christian celebration of Christmas with its ongoing twelve day celebration. It wasn’t until I became an adult and student of the ongoing religious holidays that I discovered the...
Welcome December!

Welcome December!

In the typical calendar of the Western World, December is the last month of the year. However,  December in the Christian calendar is the first month of the year and is called the season of Advent which culminates in the twelve days of Christmas. This yearly event...
The Wonder of Winter

The Wonder of Winter

As the daylight hours continue to diminish, our consciousness adjusts and asks for more grace and reverent space. Our souls silently touch the evening in the morning, the shortened daylight closes around us before our work is done. This journey to the shortest...