I’ve always loved this holiday quote from the late Wayne Dyer…
‘Tis the season when we really need a moment of silence. It’s also the season when we really have to work to make sure we get one. At a time we traditionally devote to loving, giving, and gratitude, the quiet and peace we need to appreciate our gifts seems all too elusive.
Everything that’s created comes out of silence. Your thoughts emerge from the nothingness of silence. Your words come out of this void. Your very essence emerged from emptiness. All creativity requires some stillness. Your sense of inner peace depends on spending some of your life energy in silence to recharge your battery, remove tension and anxiety, reacquaint you with the joy of knowing God, and feel closer to all of humanity.
– Wayne Dyer
A few days ago we observed the Winter Solstice, marking the longest night of the year and the return of the light in the Northern Hemisphere.
Over here in the North, this is a potent time to release what no longer serves. A time to plant the seeds of what we Desire to create in the
And yet— in the hustling of the holidays… how often do we actually create the time and space for ourselves, despite our best intentions?
Indeed, it can be really easy to get swept up in the bustle.
To jam our days full of projects and parties.
To forget the magic of silent nights.
The problem is, as Wayne so eloquently reminds us, quiet time and reflection are not luxuries. For the Feminine Magician especially,
Which is why I intentionally take a pause during the holidays with a sacred mini-retreat. This week, between Winter Solstice and right before the New Year, is the perfect time. Yes, it’s when things tend to be busiest but this is a mini-retreat. It’s not intended to take very long.
Head over to this blog article right now to learn How To Create A Sacred Winter Retreat of your own.