“Macrobiotic eating is a beautifully balanced symphony of unprocessed, seasonal foods, prepared in a manner appropriate to your condition and lifestyle, period.” – Christina Pirello
Macrobiotics is simply about living more naturally and in harmony with everything around us. It is the art of understanding the profound effects food and drink have our health and well-being, and using them wisely to create balance within ourselves and our world. When we live in opposition to nature, rather than in harmony with it, we are more likely to develop a variety of physical, emotional, and mental
Every year at the time of the winter solstice, I have felt a strong pull to anchor in, get quiet, be present and state a personal intention. The rest of the year alway feels shaped by this moment in time. In my own small way it is a chance for me to plant my own seed for change and be willing to accept, with grace, the changes and growth that will come!
This year, on the day of the winter solstice, I took the time throughout my day to feel out an intention. At 6:38pm I found myself sitting in an audience of parents, watching my son’s Waldorf school singing their hearts out. It was beautiful. The singing, the festive mood in the air, the snow falling gently outside all wrapped into one as I pulled in deeply to my own self, re-aligned with Nature and interconnected to a larger whole.