Please join us on Friday, January 1 to reflect on 2020 and welcome 2021. The invitation with this session is to notice what you are letting go and letting come as we stand on the threshold of a new year.
Centering Circles are live, on-line sessions offering a space to get quiet, reflect, share and hear what’s happening within you and others. By pausing to examine our inner world, we become more able handle complexity, to sustain our energy and to lead with integrity in the outer world – for each other, our families, our organizations and our communities.
As I write this, I’m turning 50. It feels like quite a milestone. The stone tablet, placed along the roadside, marking the distance along the path of life, probably closer to the end than the beginning.
As the dog and I walked down the street early this morning, I heard the scraping of a car windshield, heralding this season’s first frost. I'm reminded that it’s the autumnal equinox today, and I brace myself for the coming shorter days with a sense of dread by pulling my sweater tighter around me.
This past winter I spent a long weekend on retreat in stillness and good company. The theme of the retreat was hidden seeds, the way nature can look as if it's sleeping or even dead, when it is in fact gathering strength and getting ready to burst forth when the conditions are favorable.