As we move deeper into the fall, the cooler air and darkening nights bring to mind the charm of being around a crackling bonfire. The smell of the wood smoke, the company of friends, the warmth of the fire … what could be better?
Whether or not you can have an actual bonfire, this is a perfect time to make a connection to the element of fire. Fire can be found in many different forms, from a single candle to a grouping of tealights, a barbeque, or a fireplace. Choose the one that works best for you and approach it mindfully and with appreciation for the gifts and power of fire. Kindle your flame and spend a few minutes basking in the light and warmth it gives off. Then say:
Fire so bright,