*Sung in the voice of Kermit & the Muppets*: There's only one more sleep 'til Christmas!
I love Christmas Eve. Growing up in New Jersey, we'd occasionally get a white Christmas. Before bed on Christmas Eve, I'd sneak outside in my onesie pajamas, look up at the stars, and listen for sleigh bells in the snow. There's a special, deep kind of quiet unlike any other night of the year. The quiet anticipation of miracles.
Even if you don't celebrate Christmas, this season is hectic and often loud. The winter solstice is intended for quiet reflection, and we often spend it in a blur of business. With all that needs to get done, it's tough to get quiet and open to miracles.
This year, I'm setting an intention to listen.Read More