Showing posts from January, 2021


Hello Friends.  This most recent "holiday season" (during wintertime on my side of the globe), I've felt rather quiet.  Still, we did take some time for ritual, practice, and celebration.  It's been a time of embracing the dark, while looking for the light.  There have been cold moments, nevertheless the warmth and brightness are also present. In that spirit, here are The Care Neighborhood's Wintertide blessings for you and yours.   I wish you had a river you could skate away on.  May your days be merry and bright.     Rock around your evergreen tree.     Silent night, holy night.   Tidings of comfort and joy. I originally shared this on January 6, which is Epiphany or the 12th Night of Christmas in some traditions.  On that same day, there was a violent insurrection at US Capitol.  And the tone of the blessings mixed oddly with the day.  However, to me, one holiday reflection that resonates in this time... In 1863, in the midst of the American Civil War, Henry