Archive | December, 2014

Happy Season of Light

Merry, merry, dear ones. May the Light of the season bring you comfort, grace, glow, and warmth. Thank you for being a part of our burgeoning penguin community. That makes me so happy. Much love and light to all of you Sparkly Ones.  

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Solstice blessings

The winter solstice is a day of culmination; it’s a pinnacle point. It’s the shortest day and the longest night of the year. The solstice has been honored throughout the millennia as a time of alignment of energies and honoring of the light. The light speaks of energetic attunement, focus, refinement, discernment, making choices, setting intentions, course […]

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The Christmas Black and Blues

It is that time again; the winter solstice is here. The word “solstice” is derived from the Latin for “sun standing still.” This solstice, a pagan precursor to Christmas and other seasonal holy days, denotes the return of the light and a decline in the darkness. And for most of us, that return of the […]

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Quote for the day

“Be joyous, even though you have considered all the facts.”   Wendell Berry   I love this. Thank you, Wendell Berry. You make me laugh and at the same time make me consider my choice of reaction. The laughing seems to make all things possible and palatable.  Thanks, again, W.B. I will give you a little wave […]

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Let’s call it a year

Over the Thanksgiving holidays, I had a chat with a dear friend who said, “It already feels like Christmas.” “Oh, because the stores are decorated and they are playing Christmas carols on the radio?” “No, it feels like the end of the year. It’s time to stay in our pajamas and watch Netflix.” I like […]

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