“This is the time to be slow, lie low to the wall

Until the bitter weather passes.”

[John O’Donohue]


It is easier to visualize ‘lying low’ to the wall in January. Winter asks this of us.

“Acceptance is not resignation,” writes Anne Wilson Schaef. “Acceptance is serenity embracing life.”


I ask that we would be blessed to remember that winter is a time of rebirth.