The Shortest Days of the Year Offer a Great Opportunity for Reflection, Stillness and Contemplation

In winter, the “darkest” season of the year, we also find ourselves drawn to the light — of stillness, contemplation and reflection.

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire. It is the time for home.” — British poet Edith Sitwell

In Chinese five element theory, winter is a season of stillness and contemplation, in which our energy contracts to just what is…