Blog Posts - Winter Solstice



One and half weeks...

Time before Christmas went fast.It was Winter Solstice before I really realized it.Maybe the weather had something to do with it:no snow, no frost.But dark, so much darkness.We light up lights on front yard.Hubby even lighted up old hurricane lamps,b...
by House of million weeds on Dec 25, 2015

Solstices

Most cultures outside of the tropics, where the difference in lengths of days is noticeable and portentous, there is a celebration of the winter solstice. This day, of all in the year, is the shortest and tomorrow there will be … Continue readi...

Celebrations of Light

In the northern hemisphere, today is the winter solstice, which is – depending on your point of view – the shortest day, the longest night, the official beginning of winter, or the date that marks the return of the sun’s light. The winter solst...
by Jean's Garden on Dec 21, 2015

Winter Solstice ~ Lighting A Candle for FurAngel Gibson and Other Siberians North, of the Rainbow Bridge

I light a candle on this Winter Solstice, in memory of my sweet, beautiful snow dog boy, Gibson.And in memory of all the northern breed dogs and furpals who, with Gibson, are wooing and dancing among the Northern Lights tonight. Forever in our hearts...
by FiveSibes on Dec 21, 2015

What is Winter Solstice?

December has always been about Christmas. However, for people of the Pagan religion, it is the time of the year to celebrate Yule. It is celebrated as the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. This is celebrated as the rebirth of the sun and th...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Dec 19, 2015

Away in a Manger?

The holidays are a time for getting together. At a friend’s house over the weekend, we were talking about nativity scenes. I mentioned a story about how a nativity scene had been missing the infant Jesus and he said he’d … Continue reading...

It’s the most wonderful time of the year?

  This time of year – a time of joy and excitement.  Friends and families come together to celebrate and share in the season.  Anticipation is high for the most wonderful time of year. During this time of year things often get harried and fr...
by A Cake Walk Life on Dec 15, 2015

{A Quick Look Back} 2014 Winter Solstice Celebration

Typically I start Holiday Bakery Week in Connecticut. On Monday morning, I preheat the oven while I drop the Mr at the train to New York City. It’s still dark, but I don’t bother going home. I sit in the parking lot and wait for the groce...
by ABCD Design on Jan 7, 2015

YOUR LIFE A-Z: YULE

OUR YULE TRADITION-YULE TREEYULE It seems that no one does YULE better than the Celtic people, even though YULE roots are deep in all of Europe.  YULE is celebrated between December 20 and 23, depending on the Gregorian calendar. ...
by Dr. Dilley's Blogs on Dec 24, 2014

Happy Winter Solstice and New Moon! Self-Love Power: Tia Johnson Interviews Abiola (Audio)

What are 5 BOLD ways that you pledge to show up for yourself more in the new year? This is the time to decide if you haven’t already. Be sure to check out my InstaDiary for this week after the jump. Hello Sacred Bombshell, Hello goddess, you ma...

Winter Solstice

Today is Winter Solstice.North enough - no sunrise.But here: a promise that the Sun will come back.Eventually.So I have light up all the lights.I made few changes for set-up on the table.White mouse jumped next to window.I put a little sun over the c...
by House of million weeds on Dec 22, 2014

Dōngzhì Festival (Winter Solstice Festival)

The Dōngzhì Festival or Winter Solstice Festival (Chinese: 冬至; pinyin: Dōngzhì; literally: "the extreme of Winter") is one of the most important festivals celebrated by the Chinese and other East Asians during the Dongzhi solar term (winter s...
by Food 2 Buzz on Dec 21, 2014

Happy End of the Creeping Darkness!

6:03 pm ET marked this year’s winter solstice, ending the creeping darkness. “Solstice” comes from two Latin words, sol meaning “sun” and sistere meaning “stationary” because on this day, in the northern hemisphere, the sun seems to sta...
by Bertram's Blog on Dec 21, 2014

Happy End of the Creeping Darkness!

6:03 pm ET marked this year’s winter solstice, ending the creeping darkness. “Solstice” comes from two Latin words, sol meaning “sun” and sistere meaning “stationary” because on this day, in the northern hemisphere, the sun seems to sta...
by Bertram's Blog on Dec 21, 2014

This Year’s Winter Solstice Brings the Longest Night in the History of Planet Earth

An interesting post on Vox on tonight's Winter Solstice and why tonight is the longest night in the Earth's history ever.
by Red Brick Town on Dec 21, 2014

Solstice Poem December 2014

Solstice time, winter The God-man-hero wearily Forward […] The post Solstice Poem December 2014 appeared first on Star World News.
by Star World News on Dec 21, 2014

Sunday Brunch Links: Winter Classic, Winter Solstice, Winter Wonderland, and More

For our Sunday Brunch links, we scanned, the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the most interesting stories in the you might have missed.
by Red Brick Town on Dec 21, 2014

When Darkness Reigns

I recently read an article about the Druids. The fact is, historically speaking, we know little of them. They are mysterious and silent and irrevocably linked in the imagination with the solstices. Cultures throughout the northern climes of the north...

Winter Solstice Sustenance for the Soul in Fryent Country Park

Light at the end of the tunnel?After a week of Christmas meals, concerts, Nativities (yes, both schools where I am a governor had one despite the usual media stories) and exceptional traffic on Wembley Matters caused by the Kensal Rise Library con...
by wembleymatters on Dec 20, 2014

30 Christmas Quotes To Get You in The Holiday Mood

I am proof positive that a person can be a semi-minimalist, anti-consumer, nonreligious, childfree person who lives in the desert southwest where it never snows, and STILL love Christmas. That’s because I don’t equate the holiday season with any...
by SMART Living 365 on Dec 19, 2014


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