Posts tagged "light"
Good to Be Alive!

Good to Be Alive!

Good to be alive today!  Breathtaking early morning light out our window today.   The fall leaves glisten, the water sparkles, the city glows with gold, and “our” copper beech tree is luminous.  Yes, how good it is to be alive!                                ...
Life is a Splendid Torch!

Life is a Splendid Torch!

It’s almost Summer Solstice,  Oh, my.  It did come very fast this year! I found myself thinking a few days ago, Gosh. The days are way toooo long!  (By that I meant the days seemed to slip away — it still seemed like afternoon and it was almost 9 pm!  I had planned a leisurely evening, reading,...
We Are Made of Light..

We Are Made of Light..

We are well on the way to the longest day of the year… just past Beltane, the Celtic celebration of the half-way point between Spring Equinox and Summer Solstice.  Beltane rituals often involved fire, and invoked protection for crops, herds, people, and encouraged growth and fertility.  I’m also right around the corner of my 71st...
Turning Toward Love and Light

Turning Toward Love and Light

We are approaching the winter turning, the day where the sun at noon is at its lowest point over the horizon, then begins to gain altitude, slowly but steadily returning us earthlings to the light. And we’re coming to the end of 2012, a year which received wide press as a year of turning, challenges,...

Gratitude

Something I treasure in these days ‘between the years’ (which is what the week between Christmas and New Year is called in German speaking countries), is reflecting on the year just past, and filling up a couple of pages with things I am grateful for: time with children and grandchildren, health, the Canadian medical system,...