Darkness and light

In the last few years I have grown more aware of, and more intimate with, the powerful relationship I have with both light and dark, but the truth is it’s a theme that has run through my whole life…

I am honored to share my thoughts on the solstice today at Rebecca’s beautiful blog, Altared Spaces.  The winter solstice may well be the holiest day of the year for me, and it was an immense privilege to write about it when Rebecca asked me to.

Please click over to read the rest of my essay about the solstice, about darkness and about light.  Many thanks to Rebecca for hosting me at her beautiful blog, which is its own special space, and altar, for me.

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  1. Posted December 19, 2011 at 12:15 pm | Permalink

    I think this is my favorite of all your beautiful writing, Lindsey!

    Thanks so much for this and for the light you bring to us all.


  2. Posted January 11, 2012 at 11:25 am | Permalink

    Thank you again for spreading your Light at my site. Your words and images greatly enhanced the Solstice at my home. My daughter and I talked about the differences between your large party and our small family evening. It brought up all kinds of wonderful words about how traditions vary but the deepest feelings – those of belonging to that spot of plugging in to the Source – seem to be the same. Thanks for that inspiration.

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