Darkness and Silence

DarknesAndSilenceEverything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
—Helen Keller

When have you found wonder in darkness or silence?

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The Holly King

HollyandIvyIn the Celtic tradition the winter solstice brings an end to the reign of the Holly King, and the ascendency of his brother the Oak King. While this time of the longest night marks the beginning of winter, it also marks the gradual lengthening of the days.

What is coming to ascendancy in your life?

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Glee

SnowSnackOK, the edge between gleeful and manic might be a little thin this time of year, but that makes it all the more important to pay attention to the sources of real joy, whether that be a romp in the snow or a gathering with friends.

What makes you giddy with happiness this time of year?

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Infinity in Your Hand

SnailBeautyTo see a World in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour.
—William Blake

What is the most mundane, ordinary thing that you find miraculous?

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Surprise

SurpriseExpect nothing. Live frugally on surprise.
—Alice Walker

How do you open yourself to surprise?

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