Shine a Light by mary elizabeth

December 16, 2010 at 3:52 pm 4 comments

 My intrepid co-worker and fellow blogger Kristin has been so good about keeping the holiday mood going in our blog whereas I just completely fell off the holiday wagon (sleigh?) last week. I don’t know why – just wasn’t feeling it, I guess.  But I’m back in the holiday mood now and ready to rock it.  Some of you may be saying, “Why bother?” and I don’t really blame you but, you have to admit, these winter holidays really do draw us all together – whether we’re loving them or hating them. The bottom line is we can’t avoid them so we may as well obsess on them.

Which winter holiday do you like best? I don’t know enough about some and way too much about others to make a real choice. But – I have a tree inside my house right now and we’re all going to open presents on the twenty fifth. But – none of us are going to church and my daughter and I may feel a little more spiritually connected to the twenty first. Anyhow, all the winter celebrations appear to include light, on some level. What a nice, unifying thing – so beautiful – and such a nice shiny addition to these ridiculously short days.

Light is an obvious component of our philosophy here at Living Light. Our mission statement begins: Living Light International is an organization of dedicated individuals devoted to sharing knowledge about healthful, vibrant living and transformation of body, mind and spirit. This includes, among other things, living lightly on this planet – doing as little harm as possible. What a beautiful spiritual focal point for the season. Let’s all be living lights!

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4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. livinglightinternational  |  December 16, 2010 at 4:19 pm

    Totally love this Mary Elizabeth…. You certainly do have the heart and soul of a blogger …Love xxx

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  • 2. Holly Days Are Here Again by kristin « RawFoodChef  |  December 17, 2010 at 12:54 pm

    […] so funny that Mary Elizabeth blogged about the light yesterday. We must be on the same wavelength. I got an email in my inbox […]

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  • 3. Are Those Sleigh Bells? by mary elizabeth « RawFoodChef  |  November 9, 2011 at 3:32 pm

    […] of gratitude (I’m tired of lists) to illustrate those things for which I’m truly grateful this holiday season.  I know it will be fun and hope it will help me focus on what’s really important.  Maybe the […]

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  • 4. Tis the Season (Almost) by kristin « RawFoodChef  |  November 23, 2011 at 6:21 pm

    […] a holiday gathering. Memorable. Really, that’s what the holidays do for me – bring back memories of different times, places, and people. I like to listen to Frank Sinatra and songs of the 1940s, […]

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