Tag Archives: winter

Scatter the Darkness

One thing I love about winter is that I get to offer this blessing every Sunday: May the Sun of Righteousness shine upon you and scatter the darkness from before your path. This blessing has been handed down to me to … Continue reading

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At Peace with Grey

I never attend to winter’s coming until the day – there is always a particular day – when the sky is, of a sudden, a singularly thick grey.  This greyness envelopes the day from morning till sunset. Ah, here it … Continue reading

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Snow is falling, snow on snow…

I was so glad to wake up to find a blanket of snow outside the window. It calmed my heart and quieted my mind. This is one of those weeks — You know the kind; too many tasks on the … Continue reading

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Return to Russo’s

No rows of marigolds. No Christmas trees. No potted mums or mandevilla vines. No starter tomato plants and rows of herbs. Just a quiet space filled with pristine snow greets the masses of pilgrims who make their way to the … Continue reading

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