The clarity of winter

The Old Year and its turning is behind you.

In the spareness and clarity of winter,
see the promise of a New Year.
Sense the possibilities forming within you,
feel the silent stirring of life beneath your feet.

The nights are still long, but they’re getting shorter.
The days are still dark, but they’re getting lighter.
Nature still seems to sleep, but she is awakening.
Winter is preparing the earth for spring.

Give thanks.

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