This is a time of rest, of suspension. This is a time to gather your wears around you, and simply exist.
Tending the Dark: Guest Post from Aiden Black on the Dark Time of the Year
The darkness contains the things we don’t like about ourselves, that we don’t want to see about ourselves. The dark contains our fears, our monsters. The dark contains our unacknowledged hate, anger, sadness, and grief. It also contains characteristics and energies that individuals may reject, even if other people accept them.