One of the books my hand reached for recently was Mark Buchanan's The Rest of God, a text I've picked up often over the last year or so, but have never finished (so many books -- so little time!). And it got me thinking about seasons, and creativity, and rest.
The winter season is the time that animals are slowing down, their bodies resting and restoring strength for the more active seasons of spring and summer.
|Title: Mother black bear and cubs, hibernating |
Taken by: National Park Service
Uploaded by: Tim1357 from Wikimedia Commons
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And I find myself thinking that this season of winter has a purpose:
How will you ensure that your body, mind, and spirit have time to rest this season?