January 21, 2021
On Winter, Replenishment, and Transformation
“Wintering is a time of withdrawing from the world, maximizing scant resources, carrying out acts of brutal efficiency and vanishing from sight; but that’s where the transformation occurs,” writes Katherine May. “Winter is not the death of the life cycle, but its crucible.” Could we welcome the winter as a time for replenishment, even transformation? During her conversation with Krista Tippett, Katherine May read this excerpt from her beautiful, meditative book, Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times.