As we approach the Winter Solstice this week, where the days are at their shortest, our reading seeks to remind us that as with the seasons, our lives too are in a state of continuous movement. The only constant (it’s a cliché because it’s true) is change: our task in moving through the world is to continually balance opposing elements, juggle priorities, make space in one area as another contracts.
All this, while keeping our hands firmly on the Chariot’s reins, harnessing our will to keep us headed in the right direction. No mean feat, is it? There’s a reason we take a driving test, and it’s because being in control whilst moving is a highly skilled thing to do. It doesn’t pay to get too lazy or complacent just because we might have been doing it for some years. Staying alert and being prepared to act when needed is how we get to where we’re going in one piece. Let’s bear that in mind this week.
Have a good week and stay safe x