Tag Archives: winter solstice

The Longest Night, Mercury Retrograde Edition

The Winter Solstice brings us the bittersweet blessing of a long, dark night in which to reflect on the year that is passing, the year to come, and the deepest parts of ourselves. While this work is often uncomfortable, it … Continue reading

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Honest Conversations

Winter is, you may have noticed, the season of introspection for me. There’s something about the lengthening nights around Solstice that encourage me to go into the darker parts of myself and shine light into the neglected corners. This work … Continue reading

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All I Want

One of my spirit sisters posted this brave blog about wanting more in 2017, and it got me to thinking about what it is I want going into the new year. I’m still not used to being able to think … Continue reading

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Lengthening Shadows

December is here. We had our first really cold morning – or at least really cold for Texas – today, and it made my thoughts begin to really turn to the dark, cold, days of winter. Well the light will … Continue reading

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I Will Follow You Into the Dark

Though Winter Solstice, the longest night of the year, doesn’t come for another three weeks, today I am really feeling that we are headed into the darkest time of the year. The transition to late fall in North Texas is usually … Continue reading

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