February Favors

February Favors

What are the benefits, the favors, the values, the advantages and graces of February? It’s a strange list in which there’s lots to hope for and little to regret. Here’s a partial list, see what might be here for you:  Groundhog Day, a new moon, the Chinese New Year,...
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!

Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!

As we’re now living in the Colorado mountains, we’re experiencing more snow and cold than we did in the Denver metropolitan area where the climate is relatively temperate. In fact, we’ve had a foot of snow this past week that has kept us close to the fire and off 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...
Soulful Thanks-Giving-Receiving

Soulful Thanks-Giving-Receiving

What images, concepts and emotions come to light when you hear the words soul, thanks, giving and receiving? What memories do you have of these words you’ve heard since  childhood? Where do you hear them these days and how often do you use them? Is it really more...
Relax – Reflect – Renew

Relax – Reflect – Renew

Over the past few weeks I’ve been pondering the turning of seasons that take place repeatedly in Nature. Sitting on my desk are some stones; minerals from various part of the world that took many hundreds of thousands of years to create. I’m listening to music that’s...