As we move into winter and the days become shorter, I like to light candles. I light one on the kitchen counter on school mornings to cheer our day. I light one at dinner as we gather together as a family to reflect on our day. And, of course, I light one whenever I simply feel like it!
I have been noticing the clouds, and how they reflect the light of the sun. We use sunny days and blue skies as an analogy for happiness. But, it is when the sunlight catches the clouds that we can actually see the play of its brightness. It is clouds that make for gorgeous sunrises and sunsets. Yet, cloudy days are an analogy for sadness.