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Winter state of mind

Geri S. Hoekzema "Flights of Fancy"
The list author says: "If you need a break from bright lights and tinsel at this time of year, look forward to the meditative inward aspect of long nights or find the stark landscapes of winter beautiful in their own way, you might enjoy these."
Winter: A Spiritual Biography of the Season
Winter: A Spiritual Biography of the Season
"Schmidt presents an interesting mix of vignettes, essays and poetry in a book that captures the spirit of winter."
Winter: Five Windows on the Season (CBC Massey Lecture)
Winter: Five Windows on the Season (CBC Massey Lecture)
"Gopnik writes about the various ways of looking at winter, from the Romantic art and literature of the 18th-19th century to cold weather recreational activities such as skating."
Seasons of Change : Using Nature's Wisdom to Grow Through Life's Inevitable Ups and Downs
Seasons of Change : Using Nature's Wisdom to Grow Through Life's Inevitable Ups and Downs
"McClelland uses the metaphor of the seasons to illustrate stages of personal change. According to her, the winter stage (waiting, being undecided, resting) is crucial to surviving events such as divorce or job loss - if you try to skip winter, you won't arrive at spring."
The Garden in Winter
The Garden in Winter
"Winter is the time for gardens (and gardeners) to rest but it can also present an opportunity to see things overlooked during flowering springtime or leafy summer."
Autumn's Ghost (Haiku For The Changing Season)
Autumn's Ghost (Haiku For The Changing Season)
"For some reason, I think of haiku as a wintry form or poetry, maybe because haiku creates imagery stripped down to its most basic. This is only a small sampling of haiku out there."
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