Christmas is officially over. In all my years of being a Waldorf mom, student of Anthroposophy, and member of The Christian Community, this is the first time I’ve been able to commit to an entire practice for both Advent and the Twelve Holy Nights. I feel both accomplished and strengthened.
It feels like a completion and a beginning. My Santiago is eighteen after all and is soon to leave home. I was grateful for his willingness to participate in our Advent and Christmas rituals this year, touched each time he read aloud from our Advent story book (yes, we were still at it) and sang along, bored as he was. Time has done its work and we are once again at a portal of transition. Read more