Christmas Crystal Memories to Hold

With covid restrictions still falling like blanket globally, Christmas  holidays become bright lights in a string of long nights and winter days. “Tree of Life” stained glass art windows at Christ Church Cathedral, downtown Vancouver BC 2020. By Musqueam artist, Susan Point from Alert Bay, BC. Imagery of trees supporting salmon, a symbol of northwest…

Christmas- Gratitude and Winter Snow Magic

Shock of Christmas First Snow for Immigrants  Have you ever watched the delight of someone who experiences falling snow for the first time in life? I have –twice. First time, was a cousin’s child who watched snowflakes fall during their first year in Canada after immigrating from southern China. The second time was a few…

Christmas Haiku Meditations

A lonely bike light- Flickering snow firefly Flits over fresh snow. Turtledoves wander Listless, mute in gilded cage: Gold becomes their sun. Icing sugar dusts Green leaf medallions, Fragile garlands droop. Christmas chill frosts breath Of life, a halo warms face, Memories blurr vision. Snowman cake warms me. Tummy smiles, sated dreams Melted with coffee….