#OneWord Thursday ~ #Winter Blues? #SAD? #Seasonal Funk?
There are some folk who love winter. (Go figure!) And then there are some folk who suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder, who feel those winter blues like there’s no tomorrow. Here, Our Lady of Weight Loss shares 12 quotes to help brighten your seasonal funk!
Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. ~ Edith Sitwell
I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says “Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.” ~ Lewis Carroll
What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness. ~ John Steinbeck
Wisdom comes with winters. ~ Oscar Wilde
She turned to the sunlight
And shook her yellow head,
And whispered to her neighbor:
“Winter is dead.” ~ A.A. Milne
If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. ~ Anne Bradstreet
Music brings a warm glow to my vision, thawing mind and muscle from their endless wintering. ~ Haruki Murakami
If winter comes, can spring be far behind? ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley
Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius. ~ Pietro Aretino
In the winter she curls up around a good book and dreams away the cold. ~ Ben Aaronovitch
now was falling,
so much like stars
filling the dark trees
that one could easily imagine
its reason for being was nothing more
than prettiness. ~ Mary Oliver
Winter is nature’s way of saying, “Up yours.” ~ Robert Byrne
Spread the word–NOT the icing!