Respond to the invitation of winter Winter is a very special time. We can settle in and pull into ourselves–and the weather around us supports this. Winter is a time when the whole family can belong to themselves and each other. Winter is a time when breaks for warm, spiced cider, hot chocolate, or popcorn seem like necessities….
November: National gratitude month and Giving for giving’s sake It’s National Gratitude Month. So, what of this Mysterious Power of Giving? Giving in a variety of ways—volunteering formally (e.g., Habitat for Humanity, St. Vincent de Paul) or helping neighbors or friends—gets us out of self. As volunteers, we are women, men, and children for others. We glean from…