It’s that time of year. The holidays are over and our dreams of summer seem far off. For those of us who relish in hitting the slopes or in spending long nights with a book by the fire, we are in our element right now. Others of us may be experiencing a different story. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, if any of the following applies to you, you might be experiencing what is commonly known as “The Winter Blues”:Read more
It is the time of year where we will be moving into deep winter. The time for fires and books and long stories. The time for games with our children and conversation over coffee or tea with our friends. The time for long walks on quiet winter roads. I call this the time of awakening, for it is always in deep winter where I feel the illumination of hope within. If I am listening.