Reader 1: East - Air Winter is the time for cold winds and freezing breezes.
Spirits of the air, be with us today.
Reader 2: South - Fire Winter is the time for sitting in front of roaring
fires for warmth, and blazing candles for light. Spirits of fire, be with us
Reader 3: West - Water Winter is the time of snow, of water turning to ice,
and Jack Frost nipping at us. Spirits of the water, be with us today.
Reader 4: North - Earth Winter is the time when the earth is bare, and most
trees have no leaves. No food is growing now. Spirits of the earth, be with us
In the greatest darkness Out of winter's cold From our deepest fears
When we most despair When all seems lost When the earth lies waste
When animals hide When the leaves are gone When the river is frozen
When the ground is hard Shadows are fleeing Light is returning
Warmth will come again Summer will be here once more Plants will
grow again Animals will be seen once more Green will come again Life
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Last updated on Tuesday, February 19, 2013.
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