A special collection of a poem, letter, practices, and tools to help all of us celebrate the season with a greater sense of sufficiency, sacredness, and connection. Draw on these resources, and allow the season to truly nourish you and your loved ones.
Winter Solstice – A Poem for the Season
The only way down is down, leaving the
light for the dark, allowing the surface to sink,
under the shimmering deepness, to the depths
where float our desires…
8 Teachings and Practices for Hanukkah
“We give thanks for arriving to this moment and we acknowledge the blessings and the challenges of this past year,” opens Rabbi Yael Levy, in these beautiful teachings and practices for each night of Hanukkah.
From Obligation to Opportunity
The holidays can often feel burdened by all there is that we think we “have to do.” We offer here a practice to help us transform such moments into the opportunities that they so frequently are…
Within Our Reach: Joy
A perennial favorite. A letter of love, hope and encouragement from Fra Giovanni Giocondo to Countess Allagia Aldobrandeschi on Christmas Eve, 1513.
Light in Darkness
“Just as you let yourself sink down into basking-in-the-light, let yourself now sink down into basking-in-the-darkness…,” invites Br. David Steindl-Rast in his letter to us all last December.
Grateful Conversation Starters
Are you drawn to conversations that may be uplifting, inspiring or transformative? Here are some questions to help us identify or reflect upon the gifts in our lives that we may otherwise miss. Perfect for sharing around a celebratory meal this holiday season…
Send eCards for the Holidays
Share your love and gratitude this holiday season by sending our free eCards. Take advantage of our scheduling feature. Write and schedule your holiday greetings in advance, and we handle the online delivery. Share your love freely!
Light A Candle
And finally, this is the season when people around the world welcome light into the darkness. As such, we invite you to light a candle; connecting you to inner stillness and to a global community. Feel the connection and share your light…
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