Tag Archives: winter solstice

Here Comes the Sun

  Here Comes the Sun Since the fall equinox, the bringer of earth’s light, that heliocentric fireball we spend our days and nights circling has been getting more and more stingy with its gifts, about 55 seconds a day more … Continue reading

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Hop(p)ing

Happy first day of winter. The solstice was an important day in pagan traditions — culturally appropriated to become Christmas 🎄– the day the light incrementally returns to earth (about 55 more seconds/day) and a time when the space between … Continue reading

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From the Darkness Comes the Light

[photo courtesy of Lucille Famulary] From the Darkness Comes the Light The winter solstice, that time when the earth is plunged into darkness and its inhabitants pray for the return of the light.  The internet is awash in backstories: the … Continue reading

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