Every gardener knows that under the cloak of winter lies a miracle, a seed waiting to sprout,
a bulb opening to the light, a bud straining to unfurl. And the anticipation nurtures our dream.
~ Barbara Winkler

The characteristics of the water element are:

Season:		winter
Direction:		north
Climate:		cold
Organs:		kidneys (root of yin & yang)
Tissue: 		bone
Opens to:		the ears
Sense:		hearing
Taste:		salty
Energy: 		stagnation
Emotion:		fear
Expression:	trembling
Sound:		groaning
Fluid:		urine
Color: 		black/navy blue
Manifests:	head of hair
Faculty:		will
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