‘It’s dark on purpose. So just listen.’
These words, from a poem called The Oracle by Lawrence Raab, tell it like it is in the Winter.
The healing gifts of Winter come with deep listening. From tapping into the depths when it’s dark. When we’re weary. When we’re afraid.
Nights are long. Days are short. The cold we step into outside requires layers of protection. Else it makes us cringe. Or makes us sick. And wears us out.