today we celebrate candlemas. on this day we are halfway between the winter solstice and the spring equinox. like last year, we brought our candles together and lit them...with a blessing and thoughts of the coming spring.
my firmness and strength gives me ground that is sure,
for the light of the child is gentle and pure.
all things become bathed with healing, gold light,
when i look at the world with love in my sight.
watch the gnomes split and crumble the stuff of the earth,
while the light, airy sylphs bring a green world to birth.
with great joy i am learning to give what they need,
for i bring them the light, and they are grateful indeed!
yours in looking toward spring,