Blog Posts - Winter Solstice



YOUR LIFE A-Z:PRESENTS

GIVE THE GIFT OF LIGHTPRESENTS Under the TreeAs we are learning together, most of our traditions come from Germany with pagan origins, hi-jacked by the Church to bring people to Christianity.  I would speak to the issue of the Church as opp...
by Dr. Dilley's Blogs on Dec 15, 2014

Merry Dec. 21

Via Reddit:...
by Our Daily Train on Dec 14, 2014

Holiday Decorating and the House Renovation Begin!

You remember last week when I was feeling sort of low, right? Working on a complete historic home renovation while trying to keep The Country House picture perfect for real estate showings during the Holiday Season is likely contributing to the pres...
by ABCD Design on Dec 9, 2014

Holiday Decorating {and the House Renovation} Has Begun!

You remember last week when I was feeling sort of low, right? Working on a complete historic home renovation while trying to keep The Country House picture perfect for real estate showings during the Holiday Season is likely contributing to the pres...
by ABCD Design on Dec 9, 2014

All Things Being Equal

Today the light and darkness are equal. The equinox is the great equalizer of the year, the day that reminds us summer’s ebullience is always, and ever will only be, temporary. From this day forth, for six months, night will … Continue readin...

All Things Being Equal

Today the light and darkness are equal. The equinox is the great equalizer of the year, the day that reminds us summer’s ebullience is always, and ever will only be, temporary. From this day forth, for six months, night will … Continue readin...

Longing for Winter’s End

Solstice celebrations (see last post) helped peoples in cold areas of the world cope with their fear that summer would never return to a dark and dreary world. Later, these celebrations acted as bright spots during a long season of inactivity and dis...

Winter Celebrations

Though Christmas is the winter holiday many Americans celebrate, people over the world and throughout time have celebrated and enjoyed holidays during the winter. The winter solstice, the time when the North Pole tilts furthest away from the sun, has...

The real reason for the season

Our Daily Train | By Jeremy StyronWinter solstice (via Reddit). And here are ways in which humans, most of them before Christianity, have celebrated (via Imgur):...
by Our Daily Train on Dec 22, 2013

Glutinous Rice Dumplings in Sweet Ginger Syrup

A warm, comforting dessert in sweet ginger syrup that’s definitely influenced by the Chinese, it’s usually made during the Winter Solstice–it falls today–which is still celebrated by the Chinese-Indonesian families nowadays.  But in...
by notes from my food diary on Dec 22, 2013

Ode To Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice Fire (What I Bring Into The Light), Droid Shots, Minneapolis, Minnesota, December 2013, photo © 2013 by QuoinMonkey. All rights reserved. Winter Solstice darkness reigns light turns a corner She placed last year’s Yule branches...
by redRavine on Dec 21, 2013

Wishing You A Day Filled With Light And Lightness Of Being

The internet, especially the social networks, has made me aware of the entire world, not just my local hemisphere. (That’s a phrase you don’t hear everyday — “my local hemisphere”. ) I used to think today, the winter sol...
by Bertram's Blog on Dec 21, 2013

Ode To Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice Fire (What I Bring Into The Light), Droid Shots, Minneapolis, Minnesota, December 2013, photo © 2013 by QuoinMonkey. All rights reserved. Winter Solstice darkness reigns light turns a corner She placed last year’s Yule branches...
by redRavine on Dec 21, 2013

Today is the Winter Solstice

By David Joel Miller Today marks the time of another change – the Winter solstice The Winter Solstice is sometimes called the midwinter, it marks the point when the sun, here in the Northern hemisphere is as far south as … Continue reading &#...
by counseolrssoapbox on Dec 21, 2013

The First Day of Winter

Winter Solstice…as if the sun were standing still. The shortest daylight hours are experienced on the first day of winter. The warm globe of the sun seems to lazily wander across the southern sky.  There’s beauty in these short days…th...
by A Delightsome Life on Dec 21, 2013

Winter solstice and yin and yang

If you have ever looked at the taiji yin and yang symbol, you will know that the white part (yang) is at its fullest at the top of the symbol and the black part (yin) at the bottom of the symbol. These two points reflect the summer and winter cycle...

Happy Winter Solstice! Why Not Warm Up With These Books?

Happy Winter Solstice! Today is the first day of Winter and Summer is long gone, but you can always curl up with these great summer reads! Here’s a collection of some of my favorite beach reads. Tigers in Red Weather by Liza Klaussmann Sometime...
by The Book Whee on Dec 21, 2013

Winter Solstice Party 2013 {St. Lucias Day Celebration}

All this baking was in preparation for our annual Winter Solstice Party. I know it looks like a lot, but can you believe I took this photo before I was done setting up the table? Crazy, I know. It was getting dark as I set up the table, and I wanted...
by ABCD Design on Dec 16, 2013

Winter Solstice with We The Women: A Simple Ceremony for Winter Solstice for any Spiritual Tradition

A Simple Ceremony for Winter Solstice for any Spiritual Tradition What you will need: Holiday Incense such as Frankincense, cinnamon or myrrh Candles in holiday colors Offering of incense, food, or... A contemporary Medicine Woman walking a shamanic...
by Shaman Medicine Woman on Dec 10, 2013

Winter Solstice with We The Women: Celebrations With Children

Simple Winter Solstice Ceremonies with ChildrenOne of the requests for simple ways to celebrate the turning of the wheel to Winter Solstice is how to celebrate with your younger children. So today’s... A contemporary Medicine Woman walking a shama...
by Shaman Medicine Woman on Dec 10, 2013


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