The Solstice is the shortest day of the year. It has been celebrated for centuries because as the wheel of the year turns, the power of the god weakens. Tomorrow the goddess takes charge and it will be daylight a little longer. We celebrate the return of the goddess because with her she brings light and warmth. As the wheel of the year slowly turns, she fills Mother Earth with lush, green, fragrant life. She indeed brings life back to earth. Seeds are planted and the people celebrate the joy of her warm sun. So be joyful and happy because the wheel continues to turn. Blessed be, Barbara
Here comes the dark. The winter solstice — marking the longest night and shortest day of the year — is Monday night.
The solstice occurs at the same instant everywhere on Earth. In the United States, it happens at 11:48 p.m. ET Monday (or 10:48 p.m…
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