A wish to extend a blessed Winter Solstice morning to you and yours. 5:30 a.m. I found myself in an unexpected place this year in preparing for the return of the sun… back home at mom’s. For the past few months, due to personal obligations, I temporarily retreated from the the work force (can’t wait to return!) and relocated to mom’s till all is settled. Normally an apartment dweller, it was refreshing to take my sunrise ritual outdoors, to give offerings directly to the earth, and to feel, not just see, the sun’s warmth return to our beloved Mother Earth.
My rituals are often crafted in advance, and generally hold elements that are the same each year. But without fail, I do deviate, allowing spirit to guide me, my heart to speak and my tears to flow. This morning was no different.
I offer you now the basic words, may…
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