Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Bloggers take the temperature of the season

In the post, "Hot and Cold ruminations", blogger Ruth quotes Thomas Moore’s description of fundamentalism in his book Care of the Soul as it relates to the season of winter. The excerpt includes Moore’s definition, "I would define fundamentalism as a defense against the overtones of life, the richness and polytheism of imagination." Ruth responds, "Maybe winter is not simply: cold. It is cold with overtones of cool, warm, and much that is not about temperature. I am a polytheistic lover of winter!"

Catherine O'Meara blogs about childhood Christmases and her desire to maintain enchantment as an adult, in "Living an Enchanted Life". While reading Thomas Moore’s book, The Re-Enchantment of Everyday Life, she writes, "... Moore reminds us that every aspect of our daily lives deserves to be grounded in the enchantment granted by a spirit-infused perspective."

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