Category: the seasons

It’s the official beginning of summer – even in Sweden (at least this weekend)

I think that after a 4-day weekend, with summer weather pretty much every single day, I may actually be ready to go back to work today. Ok, ok. If summer vacation had actually already started that would be even better, but just having the summer season get underway is pretty damn satisfying. For all of..

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April’s new moon: What to do we we don’t get what we want

For one brief second this past weekend,  I believed that spring was truly on its way. Well, I suppose it actually is on its way, but it is just taking its own sweet time in arriving up here in the nordic lands. Perhaps it’s the same for you, fellow North American friends, wherever you are…

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Into The Wild: Why it’s the perfect time for a spring cleanse for our soul

When I started this Lenten series 4 weeks ago, I decided on a key word for each week: Week 1: ACCEPTANCE Week 2: SOLITUDE/SILENCE Week 3: GROUNDING Week 4: CLEANSE Week 5: JUSTICE Week 6: COMMITMENT Week 7: TRANSFORMATION Up until this week, the focus for each week has just made sense. I’ve felt connected to it and just let my thoughts..

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the longest night of the year: sinking into the winter solstice

  i woke this morning before 6. just before my alarm went off. as i pried open my eyes + snuggled down under the covers to stay warm, i slowly  prepared myself for one of my favorite mornings all year long. the dark, mysterious, silent morning of the winter solstice. i crawled out of bed..

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