We can find the Dark Mother in Goddess-worshiping traditions. Kali, Hindu Goddess of creation, destruction and shadow, is often depicted with dark skin.
It all depends on how we choose to look at it and use any circumstance for our highest good. We don’t have to demonize or hate on the patriarchy.
So a desire for abundance is really not the issue. Fear is. And fear leads to greed. As if excessive wealth has ever protected anyone from anything.
This year’s Winter Solstice will be unlike any other. Preparation for the long dark night will continue as tradition foretells, but this dark night comes with added weight.