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From the vantage point of one on earth, the sun appears to pause in its trajectory through the sky at the precise moment of the winter solstice. That apparent pause is pregnant with the promise of light and warmth. So, too, the fallow ground of winter holds the promise of new life in spring. Perhaps it’s true in our lives as well, that habits of stillness and seasons of pause are pregnant with possibilities.