Winter Solstice

Posted by on Dec 21, 2019 in Blog | 0 comments

Winter Solstice

As a gardener, I feel most alive in nature, especially during the growing season. My least favorite time of year is late fall as plants die or settle in for the winter, as days get darker and temperatures colder, culminating with the winter solstice. I look forward to December 22, when the days start to lengthen and lighten, offering hope for Spring’s new growth.  Advent is often described as a time of waiting, of expectations, of hope for the Savior’s birth—the beginning of a new life.  As our family navigated my husband’s terminal illness and death, we experienced a different...

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