Jane Smith
December 21, 2019

Twilight and Darkness
…Personal Awakening

The winter solstice. The frozen air. The deep, dark sky.

I know this will pass. I’ve been here before and before and before.

But sometimes my mind goes sideways and I need to bring her back to hope, to dreaming and to wonder.

In the meantime, I remind myself that these steps can calm me, when I’m lonely and alone.

  1. Set boundaries
  2. Find sacred space
  3. Breathe deeply
  4. Attend to the moment
  5. Daydream
  6. Practice gratitude
  7. Reframe the questions

Candles help, too. So do blankets and music and a cup of something yummy.

The shortest night of the year gives way to more light the next day. And the next month. And for many more to come.

In the darkness I am warm, anticipating the morning after.


WINTER SOLSTICE by Irene Latham

No more hurry
hurry,

time now for firelight
and dreaming,

for church bells
mingling

with the cold,
quiet sunlight.

And somewhere
deep

inside of you

a kernel of courage
unfurling —

each day, more light.

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