“Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Redmacher
Are you feeling fearful? Are your surroundings unfamiliar? Do you need more courage to confront the new year?
During my lifetime I have crossed many thresholds, leaving an old life behind while facing a new adventure. I have often approached these thresholds with joy as I took on the responsibilities of becoming an adult, a wife, a guardian, or stepped into a leadership role. At these times I have entered the...
“In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.”
~ Albert Camus
The winter solstice is a time to release the old and invite in the new. During the longest night it is traditional to celebrate the darkness and invite back the sun into our lives. It is a time of life, death and rebirth.
In the northern hemisphere the winter solstice occurs in December, while those in the southern hemisphere experience it in June. In ancient times, winter festivals were held on or around the winter solstice.