These short, peaceful and dark days, ending usually by a fire, have enabled Liz and I to go deeply into reflection, reflection on our lives together, our work, and ultimately, on our purpose. This year especially has bought rich discoveries and we’ve had time to linger in the place of shadows and have been able to bring fresh perspective to places we resisted and which created conflict. We’ve had time to spend with some inspirational teachers and these have brought us to a clearer understanding of how we can serve ourselves, each other, and the greater community. Our intentions for year the ahead emerge and, perhaps not so curiously, inform our work: together sharing communication, playfulness, trust and exploring new territory with child-like passion. Wherever you are right now, whatever your circumstances, give yourself permission to explore the darkness of winter….