These cold dark days of winter can mess with our minds. Some individuals have feelings of depression for many reason and sometimes just because it is the “Stir Crazy” time of the year. Attending the stirring of ashes to start the renewal can help lift minds but making a cup of tea with the hair of the corn saved last summer is a tradition among the Haudenosaunee. So make a cup, add a bit of raw local honey and think about summer and the freshness of the coming season, its part of the cycle!